Geschwaderkommodore

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Geschwaderkommodore (short also Kommodore) is a Luftwaffe position or appointment (not rank), originating during World War II. A Geschwaderkommodore is usually a OF5-rank of Oberst (colonel) or Kapitän zur See (captain navy). A Geschwaderkommodore will command a Geschwader (Wing), which in turn contains a number of Gruppen (Groups) commanded by a Gruppenkommandeur (Group Commander).

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Luftwaffe Organization