gemischte Flak-Abteilung 496 (v)

Formed Oct 1941 in Luftgau XII, (until Jul 1942 known as Res.Flak-Abt. 496) with:

Stab/Res.496 from Stab/
1./Res.496 from 2./ (later RAD 7./284)
2./Res.496 from 2./ (later RAD)
3./Res.496 from 5./ (later RAD 4./284)
4./Res.496 from 3./
5./Res.496 from 4./

Reorganised as a schwere Abteilung in mid-1942:

4./Res.496 became 1./ and was reformed
5./Res.496 became 2./

Reorganised as a gemischte Abteikung in mid-1943:

5./gem.496 from 2./
6./gem.496 from 4./

7. - 8./gem.496 was formed in 1944:

7./gem.496 from 5./gem.496, which was reformed
8./gem.496 from 6./gem.496, which was reformed

7./gem.496 was disbanded in Sep 1944, and 8./gem.496 became 7./


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