OB Süd

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The German Army Command in the South (Oberbefehlshaber Süd (German: initials OB Süd) was the overall command of all the Luftwaffe units based in the Mediterranean and North African theatre of World War II.

It was subordinated to the Italian High Command (Comando Supremo). The Oberbefehlshaber Süd was also the commander of Luftflotte 2.

Commanding officers[edit]

Chiefs of Staff[edit]

  • Oberst Hans Seidemann, 2 December 1941 – 31 July 1942
  • Generalmajor Paul Deichmann, 25 August 1942 – 12 June 1943
  • Generalmajor Siegfried Westphal, 15 June 1943 – 16 November 1943

Operations Officers (Ia)[edit]

  • Generalmajor Siegfried Westphal, 1 February 1943 – 15 June 1943