OB Süd

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The Commander in Chief in the South (Oberbefehlshaber Süd) (German: initials OB Süd) commanded all Luftwaffe units based in the Mediterranean and North African theatre in World War II. The command was subordinate to the Italian High Command (Comando Supremo). OB 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 – 16 November 1943

Operations Officers (Ia)[edit]

  • Generalmajor Siegfried Westphal, 1 February – 15 June 1943