RLB-Präsident

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President of the Reichsluftschutzbund
Reichsluftschutzbund Präsident
RLB-Präsident.svg
Rank of the president
Standarte Präsident Reichsluftschutzbund.svg
Flag for the president
Karl von Roques at the Nuremberg Trials.jpg
Longest sitting officeholder
Karl von Roques
30 April 1936 – 30 May 1939
Reichsluftschutzbund
Member ofMinistry of Aviation
Formation29 April 1933
First holderHugo Grimme
Final holderFriedrich Hirschhauer
Abolished1945

RLB-Präsident, also known as Reichsluftschutzbund Präsident or Präsident der RLB, was a Nazi paramilitary rank which was held by the supreme commander of the Reichsluftschutzbund. The position of RLB-Präsident was the highest rank of the Reichsluftschutzbund and was also considered a senior ministerial position within the Aviation Ministry of the Nazi Germany government.

The insignia for RLB-Präsident consisted of a white gold trimmed collar patch with three embroidered eagles. A thick gold shoulder board was also worn.

RLB-Präsident[edit]

RLB-Präsident Took office Left office Time in office Ref
1
Hugo Grimme [de]
Grimme, HugoGeneralleutnant
Hugo Grimme [de]
(1872–1943)
29 April 193330 April 19363 years, 1 day.
2
Karl von Roques
Roques, KarlGeneralleutnant
Karl von Roques
(1880–1949)
30 April 193630 May 19393 years, 30 days.
3
Ludwig von Schröder [de]
Schröder, LudwigGeneral der Flakartillerie
Ludwig von Schröder [de]
(1884–1941)
30 May 19393 June 19412 years, 0 days.
-
Sautier
SautierGeneral-Hauptluftschutzführer
Sautier
(1884–1941)
Acting
(as Chief of Staff)
12 June 19411 August 19421 year, 50 days[1]
4
Friedrich Hirschhauer [de]
Schröder, LudwigGeneral der Flakartillerie
Friedrich Hirschhauer [de]
(1883–1979)
1 August 194231 January 19452 years, 183 days.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central Intelligence Agency (May 1944). Who's Who in Nazi Germany (PDF) (4th ed.). New Oxford Street: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 9 December 2018.