35th SS-Police Grenadier Division
|35th SS und Polizei Grenadier Division|
|Active||1 March 1945 - 8 May 1945|
Battle of the Seelow Heights|
Battle of Halbe
The 35th SS und Police Grenadier Division (German: 35. SS und Polizei-Grenadier-Division) was a division of the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II. It was created from SS-Police units transferred to the Waffen-SS. It was formed in the spring of 1945, and its actual strength is not known. As part of the German Ninth Army, it was badly mauled on the approaches to Berlin during the Battle of the Seelow Heights, and was destroyed during the Battle of Halbe. Various remnants surrendered to American and Soviet forces near the demarcation line of the Elbe.
|English designation||German designation|
- Oberfuhrer Johannes Wirth (February 1945 - March 1945)
- Standartenführer Ruediger Pipkorn (March 1945 - May 1945)
- Bishop, Chris. The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide - Waffen-SS Divisions 1939-1945, Amber Books Ltd. 2007, p 183.
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