Landesschützen-Zug der Luftwaffe 168/VI

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Landesschützen-Zug der Luftwaffe 168/VI

Post by Landau » Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:02 am

Hello,

tough question but has anyone any information about Landesschützen-Zug der Luftwaffe 168/VI?
This platoon was part of Landesschützen-Kompanie 3/VI and operated as airforce security unit for airfields at Bukarest, Romania (possibly Otopeni) in August 1944. The company could have been subordinated to Kdo. Fl. B. 21/XI

One of my great-grandfathers served in this unit as he got MIA.

Thanks so much

Dominik

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Re: Landesschützen-Zug der Luftwaffe 168/VI

Post by Simon H » Mon Mar 15, 2021 8:23 am

Have you tried contacting the Bundesarchiv for materials related to your Grandfather? They may still have some record of his war service up until he is listed as missing.

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Re: Landesschützen-Zug der Luftwaffe 168/VI

Post by Lorenz » Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:58 am

Ldssch.Zug d.Lw. 168/VI
FpN: L 44616
Formed: fall 1940.
Aug 44: reported 30 MIAs at Bucharest and at Bucharest-Otopeni airfield 10 km N of Bucharest. (Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, Vermissten Bild Listen)
Apr 45: last reported in the Luftgau XVII area in Austria, Slovenia and western Czechoslovakia. (FpÜ Teil I)

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