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4th Air Division (Germany)
Kommandeur einer Fliegerdivision
Air Division commander's pennant
Country Germany
Branch Luftwaffe
Service history
Role Air Operations
Size Division
Commanders
Commanders * Generalmajor Hellmuth Bieneck, 1 August 1938 – 31 January 1939
  • General der Flieger Alfred Keller, 1 February 1939 – 11 October 1939
  • Generalmajor Josef Punzert, June 1943 – 30 June 1943
  • Generalleutnant Hermann Plocher, 1 July 1943 – 25 August 1943
  • Oberst Franz Reuß, 25 August 1943 – 5 April 1945
  • Generalmajor Klaus Uebe (acting), 25 Decembver 1944 – 24 January 1945
Insignia

4. Flieger Division[1] (4th Air Division) was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe in World War II. It was formed on 1 August 1938 in Munich from the Höheren Fliegerkommandeur 5. The Division was redesignated 21. Flieger-Division on 1 November 1938 and relocated to Braunschweig and again renamed to 4. Flieger Division on 1 February 1939. The unit was relocated to Düsseldorf on 1 October 1939 and redesignated IV. Fliegerkorps on 11 October 1939 and reformed again in June 1943 in Smolensk.

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  1. For an explanation of the meaning of Luftwaffe unit designation see Luftwaffe Organisation

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