The Luftwaffen-Division Meindl was formed from the staff of Luftlande-Sturm-Regiment 1 and was redesignated 21. Luftwaffen-Feld-Division in December 1942.

Commanders

General der Fallschirmjäger Eugen Meindl (? Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942)
General der Flakartillerie Job Odebrecht (30 Sep 1942 - 11 Nov 1942)
Generalleutnant Richard Schimpf (11 Nov 1942 - ? Dec 1942)

Area of operations

Germany (Sep 1942 - Dec 1942)

Generalmajor Eugen Meindl
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Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins

Reference material on this unit

Didier Lodieu - La division Meindl

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