Panzer Division Holstein

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Panzer Division Holstein
Active February 1945 – March 1945
Disbanded 8 May 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Panzer
Role Armoured warfare
Size Division

Panzer-Division Holstein was an armoured 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]

Area of operation[edit]

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.