179th Reserve Panzer Division ( German: ) of the 179. Reserve-Panzer-Division German army in World War II was formed in July 1943. The division was stationed in France from July 1943 to May 1944 when it was disbanded and absorbed by the 116th Panzer Division.
Commanders [ edit ]
Order of battle [ edit ]
Reserve-Panzer-Abteilung I (Reserve Armoured Unit I)
Reserve-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 81 (Reserve
Armoured Infantry Regiment 81) Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment (mot.) 29 (Reserve
Grenadier Regiment (mechanised) 29) Reserve-Artillerie-Abteilung 29 (Reserve Artillery Unit 29)
Reserve-Panzeraufklärungs-Abteilung 1 (Reserve
Armoured Reconnaissance Unit 1) Reserve-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 9 (Reserve Tank Destroyer Unit 9)
Reserve-Panzerversorgungstruppen (Reserve armoured supply units)
References [ edit ]
Microfilm Publication A-3356, German Officer Personnel files, NARA
Bradley, Dermot; Karl-Friedrich Hildebrand, Markus Rövekamp. Die Generale des Heeres 1921-1945 (in German).
de Lannoy, François; Josef Charita. Panzertruppen: German armored troops 1935–45.
Keilig, Wolf. Die Generale des Heeres (in German).
Kursietis, Andris. Die Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945.