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The Ultimate Luftwaffe Organizational Online Interative Reference


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Hello,

I am working on creating the ultimate online Luftwaffe reference. My goal is to eventually cover every aspect of the Luftwaffe branches and organizations, ranging from the well known Flieger to the obscure Nautiker Korps.

Basically the way this works is that I lay the ground work and you add the rest.

Additions are whole heartedly welcomed and encouraged within each thread. I am looking for any data or militaria related to the topic of the thread. This could include: period photos, insignia, uniforms, documents, and even first hand accounts from men in these branches.

Basically, anything pertinent to the topic!

I hope that you enjoy what you see. As you can see, I have a very long way to go. There many pending items that I am working on, daily. There are also many items I do not even have listed... yet.

Opening: Pending

Regular Luftwaffe:

Luftwaffe General Officers: Pending

Luftwaffe General Staff: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18186" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18186</a>

Luftwaffe Field Divisions: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17457" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17457</a>

Luftwaffe Truppensonderdienst(TSD): <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=16844" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=16844</a>

Hermann Goering Division: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18342" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18342</a>

Luftwaffe RLM, Pioneer, and members attached to the Luftschutz: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18187" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18187</a>

Luftwaffe Flight Corps: Pending

Luftwaffe Flak/Artillery: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18416" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18416</a>

Luftwaffe Signals Corps: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18372" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18372</a>

Luftwaffe Medical Corps: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18357" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18357</a>

Luftwaffe Officers at Service <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20425" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20425</a>

Luftwaffe Disciplinary Units<a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=23337&hl=" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=23337&hl=</a>

Officials:

Luftwaffe Administrative Officials: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18055" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18055</a>

Luftwaffe Wartime Officials and Sonderfuhrer: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17190" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17190</a>

Luftwaffe Corps of Engineers: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=16407" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=16407</a>

Luftwaffe Music Corps: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17408" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17408</a>

Luftwaffe Navigator Corps: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=16453" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=16453</a>

Luftwaffe Air Traffic Control Service: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17336" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17336</a>

Luftwaffe Judicial Officials <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17433" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=17433</a>

Luftwaffe Fire Fighting Officials: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18189" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18189</a>

Luftwaffe Secret Police (GFP): http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20393

Luftwaffe General Luftzeugmeister "GL" <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20501&hl=" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20501&hl=</a>

Auxiliary Formations of the Luftwaffe:

RLB: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20352" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20352</a>

SHD/LSW: <a href="http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20352" target="_blank">http://gmic.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=20352</a>

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I apologize for the extreme delay in completing the final two chapters in the above project. I plan on completing the final two chapters during the Holidays. Please stay tuned! :unsure::cheers:

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Hi Paul,

Here are two rare photos which don't come under any of your LW chapters,

Both I would say belong in the "Auxiliary Formations of the Luftwaffe" chapter.

Pic one: Luftwaffe Technische Nothilfe (TeNo).

Pic two: Insignia is the wing for Fliegerisch Tatigen Angestellen der Luftwaffe.

Most often they were civilian pilots and wireless operators who specialised in training and instruction.

Functions were: Flugbetriebsleiter and Flugzeugfuhrer.

They were active in the Luftdienstverband, a LW unit which was in charge of docking large flying boats.

They cooperated closely with personnel of the Flugsicherungsschiffe. Personnel often came from commercial airlines

such as Lufthansa.

Cheers,

Larry

Luftwaffe - TENO.jpg

img061.jpg

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On 27/06/2018 at 07:12, Paul R said:

My God.  Those are GREAT and rare photos.  Thank you for sharing them.  Are they from your collection?

Hi Paul,

Yes they are from my collection.

Cheers,

Larry

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Some more Auxiliaries:

Lufthansa pilot (The German national commercial airlines company, extablished 1926)

Seemännisches Personal (manning the fleet of sea-rescue ships, supply vessels, etc.) they were non-military staff

Three women of the RADwJ, serving with the Luftwaffe as extra-supplementary auxiliary personnel, at war-conscript service

Lufthansa 50.jpg

Lw - 012d X.jpg

RADwJ - 028 - KHD bei der Luftwaffe (25.9.45) X.jpg

RADwJ - 029 - Kriegshilfsdienst - Nachrichtenhelferin X.jpg

RADwJ - 056a - Flak-Helferin mit Traditionsabzeichen X.jpg

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