Panzer Division Holstein

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Panzer-Division Holstein was an armored division of the German army during World War 2. It was in formed February 1945 through the acquisition of the mobile parts of the 233 Reserve Panzer Division. It suffered heavy losses in Kolberg, Military District II, and the remnants were absorbed by the 18. volksgrenadier division in March 1945.[1]

Known commanders[edit]

Generalleutnant Max Fremerey Oberst Ernst Wellmann

Area of operation Berlin Germany and Denmark

Organisation of the division[edit]

  • Pz.Abt.44
  • Pz.Gren.Rgt. 139
  • Pz.Gren.Rgt. 142
  • Pz.Aufkl.Abt. 44
  • Pz.Jg.Abt. 144
  • Pz.Art.Abt. 144
  • Pz.Pi.Btl. 144
  • Pz.Nachr.Kp. 144
  • Kdr.Pz.Nachschubtruppen 144

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panzerdivision "Holstein"". Retrieved 2013-05-14.