Neuffer, Georg, born 18-04-1895 in Steinbach, Oberpfalz, joined the Army Service, age 19, as a Fahnenjunker in the 3rd Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment. He was in the fields of the first war as a Battery Officer with the 22nd Bavarian Field Artillery Regiment . Neuffer was allowed in the new Reichswehr and transferred to the Luftwaffe on 01-10-1935 as a Major and commander of the Training Staff of Flak Artillery School. With the outbreak of World War II he, as a Oberst now, was Chief of Staff of Air Defence Command Ruhrgebiet, Ruhr Area, until 30-09-1939. He was successively Chief of Staff of II Flak Corps, to 31-03-1941 as Generalmajor, of Air Region Command IV, to 30-11-1941 and Field Air Region Command Moscow, until 17-04-1942. Appointed as Commander of the 5th Flak Division , Darmstadt, to 11-11-1942. As commander of the 20th Flak Division, in Tunesia, under Generalfeldmarschall der Panzertruppe, Erwin Rommel
in his Africa Corps , he as a Generalleutnant landed in British captivity on 10-05-1943, the end of the Africa Corps. Their were the next losses during the battles in Africa, Free French: 16.000 killed, wounded or captured. British Empire: 53.000 killed, wounded, or captured. United States: 2.715 killed, 8.978 wounded, 6.528 missing. Germany: 12.808 killed, Unknown wounded 101.784 + captured, Total Axis: 950.000 total casualties, 8.000 aircraft destroyed or captured, 6.200 guns destroyed or captured 2.500 tanks destroyed or captured.