13th Air Force Field Division - 13. Luftwaffen-Felddivision

The 13th Air Force Field Division was a military association of the Wehrmacht during the Second World War . It was erected on October 15, 1942 from excess Luftwaffe personnel at the Bergen military training area in Lower Saxony and was used on the German-Soviet front from February 1943 to April 1944 . After being almost completely wiped out during the fighting in the Pleskau area , the division was finally disbanded on April 1, 1944.

literature

  • Kevin Conley Ruffner: Luftwaffe Field Divisions 1941–1945, Osprey Publ., Oxford 1990. ISBN 1-85532-100-9.
  • Peter Schmitz / Klaus-Jürgen Thies / Günter Wegmann / Christian Zweng: The German Divisions 1941–1945 , Vol. 3, Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück 1996. ISBN 3-7648-2458-1 .