Koflug 27/III

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Autumn 1941 - formed at Rovaniemi/N Finland.

Subordinated to Luftgaustab z.b.V. 1

Sep 1942 - Subordinated to Luftgaukommando Finnland.

Exercised command and control over airfields in the region around Rovaniemi, including: Alakurtti, Ivalo, Kemi, Kemijärvi, Kiestinki, Pontsalenjoki, Pudasjärvi, Rovaniemi, Sodankylä, Vuotso.

Oct 1944 - withdrew from Rovaniemi to northern Norway following Finland’s armistice with the Soviet Union in early September.

13 Dec 1944 - ordered disbanded this date.

19 Feb 1945 - still located in the Narvik area, possibly awaiting transportation back to Germany. Strength: 9 officers, 32 NCOs and men, and 11 motor vehicles.

FpN

L 00854

Kommandant

Obstlt. Paul Klapper (24 Feb 42 - c. Mar 43?)

Obstlt. Hadamzik, acting? ( ? - ? ) 4/43

Gen.Maj. Maximilian Müller, acting (26 Jun 43 - 18 Nov 43)

Gen.Maj. Erich Fitzau (19 Nov 43 - 13 Dec 44)

References

    Posting by Larry deZeng IV on Axis History Forum 6 Aug 2004.

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