Löb, Friedrich “Fritz”.

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Löb, Friedrich “Fritz”, born 14-09-1895 in Berlin ; joined the army in 1913 and took part in the First World War as a pioneer. On 01-04-1934, he moved to the Luftwaffe with the rank of major and on 01-05-1934 was appointed head of the procurement department in the technical office of the Reichsluftfahrtministeriums . After he was promoted to Oberstleutnant on 01-07-1935, on 01-04-1936, he took over the II. Group of Kampfgeschwader 155 (later Kampfgeschwader 76 ) as group commander and was also the commander of the Ansbach air base. But on 01-05-1936, he took on new tasks in the Reichsluftfahrtministerium. On 01-12-1936 as Oberst head of the office for raw materials and foreign exchange materials in the four-year plan and on 01-04-1937 head of the office for German raw materials and materials in the four-year plan. On 01-02-1938, as Generalmajor, he became head of Main Department I in the Reichsluftfahrtministerium and on 01-02-1939, he became head of the Air Force Administration Office in the Reichsluftfahrtministerium. From 30-05-1940 he was Commanding General and Commander in Luftgau Belgium / Northern France.

Death and burial ground of Löb, Friedrich “Fritz”

 

Fritz Löb last lived in Berlin-Schmargendorf and was married to Hertha von Witzleben from the Thuringian noble family von Witzleben since 1920. He had a fatal accident in a Lufthansa Junkers Ju 52 in an aircraft collision while approaching Evere (Haren) airfield near Brussels. Löb was buried with his wife Herta Löb, born von Witzleben, who died age 74 on 06-01-1971, in the Dahlem Forest Cemetery in Berlin, Section 22 B, Grave. 60/61..

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