Luftflotte 2

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Luftflotte 2
Chef einer Luftflotte Version 1.svg
Flag for the Chief of a Luftflotte
Active 1 February 1939
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Luftwaffe
Type Command
Disbanded 27 September 1944

Luftflotte 2[1] (Air Fleet 2) was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe in World War II. It was formed 1 February 1939 in Braunschweig and transferred to Italy on 15 November 1941. The Luftflotte was disbanded on 27 September 1944.

Commanding officers[edit]

Chief of staff[edit]

  • Oberst Heinz von Wühlisch, 1 February 1939 – 30 September 1939
  • Oberst Josef Kammhuber, 1 October 1939 – 19 December 1939
  • Generalmajor Wilhelm Speidel, 19 December 1939 – 30 January 1940
  • Oberst Gerhard Bassenge, 30 January 1940 – 31 July 1940
  • Oberst Hans Seidemann, 5 October 1940 – 11 August 1942
  • Generalmajor Paul Deichmann, 25 August 1942 – 25 June 1943
  • Oberst Thorsten Christ, June 1943 – September 1943
  • Generalleutnant Ernst Müller, 1 October 1943 – September 1944

Subordinated units[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ For an explanation of the meaning of Luftwaffe unit designation see Luftwaffe Organisation
References