| 5 February 1944|
Defence of the Reich
| Nazi Germany|
| ~160.000 (spring of 1944)|Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, 5 February 1944 – 8 May 1945
Generalmajor Sigismund Freiherr von Falkenstein, 5 February 1944 – 12 May 1944
Generalmajor Andreas Nielsen, 12 May 1944 – 8 May 1945
Luftflotte Reich Wikipedia
Luftflotte Reich (Air Fleet Reich) was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe in World War II. It was formed on February 5, 1944 in Berlin-Wannsee from Luftwaffenbefehlshaber Mitte. Its primary task was to defend German air space during the Defense of the Reich campaign.
It was among the only Luftwaffe division that was in possession of a sizable number of Me 262's and Me 163's fielding over 140 rocket aircraft as late as February 1945.