1st Naval Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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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 fought, usually poorly, on the northern flank of the German line on the Oder river 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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