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8th Air Corps (Germany)

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8th Air Corps (VIII. Fliegerkorps) was formed 19 July 1939 in Oppeln as Fliegerführer z.b.V. ("for special purposes"). [1]

7 relations: Corps, Hans Seidemann, Luftwaffe, Martin Fiebig, Opole, Organization of the Luftwaffe (1933–45), Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen.


Corps (plural corps; via French, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organisation.

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Hans Seidemann

Hans Seidemann (18 January 1901 – 21 December 1967) was a German general during World War II.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Martin Fiebig

Martin Fiebig (7 May 1891 – 23 October 1947) was a German Luftwaffe general (General der Flieger) who commanded several air corps and equivalent-sized formations during World War II.

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Opole (Oppeln, Silesian German: Uppeln, Uopole, Opolí) is a city located in southern Poland on the Oder River and the historical capital of Upper Silesia.

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Organization of the Luftwaffe (1933–45)

Between 1933 and 1945, the organization of the Luftwaffe underwent several changes.

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Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen

Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (10 October 1895 – 12 July 1945) was a German field marshal of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) during World War II.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_Air_Corps_(Germany)

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