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Research on the German Armed Forces 1918-1945

  • 21.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division
  • Campaigns
  • Holland 1945
  • History The formation of this division was ordered 4.05.45 in northern Holland, as a Feld-Ausbildungs-Division, or field-training division, using parts of the Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz und Ausbildungs-Division and from Fallschirm-Sturm-Brigade Gericke. No part of the division is included in the Feldpostübersicht, so only few details are known about it, and its ultimate fate is unknown.
    General Composition
    Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 61
    Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 62
    Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 63
    Fallschirm-Artillerie-Abteilung 21
    Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Kompanie 21
    Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Kompanie 21
    Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon 21
    Fallschirm-Nachrichten-Kompanie 21
    Commanders Oberst Walter Gericke 4.05.45 - 5.45
    War Service Ordered late war, its formation was never completed and its fate is unknown.