1st Naval Infantry Division (Germany)

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The 1st Marine Infantrie-Division was formed in February 1945 in Stettin from Marine-Schützen-Brigade Nord. Replacement troops were provided by 1.Marine-Infanterie-Ersatz und Ausbildungs-Bataillon located in Lübberstedt bei Wesermünde. Activated from Kriegsmarine forces it was active in north west Germany against Allied forces until the end of the war.

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Composition[edit]

  • Marine-Infanterie-Regiment 1
  • Marine-Infanterie-Regiment 2
  • Marine-Infanterie-Regiment 4
  • Füsilier-Kompanie 1 (later became Battalion)
  • Marine-Artillerie-Regiment 1
  • Panzjaeger-Abteilung 1
  • Marine-Feldersatz-Bataillon 1
  • Marine-Pionier-Bataillon 1 (from April 1945)
  • Marine-Nachrichten-Abteilung 1 (from April 1945)

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