The Formation of the 22. Luftwaffen-Feld-Division began in 1943 under Heeresgruppe Nord in northern Russia from Luftwaffen-Division Meindl. However, formation was cancelled almost immediately with the established units being assigned to the 21. Luftwaffen-Feld-Division, disbanded or allocated as Heerestruppen.

Commanders

Generalmajor Dipl. Ing. Robert Fuchs (? 1943 - ? 1943)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberleutnant Heinz Heinsius (? 1943 - ? 1943)

Order of Battle (planned)

Luftwaffen-Jäger-Regiment 43
Luftwaffen-Jäger-Regiment 44
Luftwaffen-Artillerie-Regiment 22
Panzerjäger-Abteilung der Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 22
Luftwaffen-Pionier-Bataillon 22
Radfahr-Abteilung der Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 22
Luftnachrichten-Kompanie der Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 22
Versorgungseinheiten der Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 22

Sources used

Antonio Muñoz - Göring’s Grenadiers: The Luftwaffe Field Divisions, 1942-1945
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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