32nd SS Volunteer Grenadier Division 30 Januar

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32nd SS Volunteer Grenadier Division 30 Januar
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Active December 1944 - May 1945
Country Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Allegiance Adolf Hitler
Branch Flag Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Size Division

32nd SS Volunteer Grenadier Division 30 Januar was formed in January 1945 from what remained of other units and staff and pupils from SS schools and various other troops. The title of the division comes from the date when Adolf Hitler became the chancellor of Germany on 30 January 1933.[1]

The division fought as part of the V SS Mountain Corps, on the Oder front, just north of Furstenburg [2] and in the Battle of Berlin.

Commanders[edit]

Order of battle[edit]

  • SS Volunteer Grenadier Regiment 86 Schill
  • SS Volunteer Grenadier Regiment 87 Kurmark
  • SS Volunteer Artillery Regiment 32
  • SS Panzerjäger Battalion 32
  • SS Füsilier Battalion 32
  • SS Werfer Battalion 32
  • SS Flak Battalion 32
  • SS Pioneer Battalion 32
  • SS Intelligence Battalion
  • SS Field Medical Battalion 32 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Axis History Factbook". 
  2. ^ Zhukov at the Oder By Tony Le Tissier, p.132
  3. ^ "Axis History Factbook".