2nd Gebirgsjager Division

Formed: April 1st, 1938
Mobilized: August 26th, 1939
Wehrkries: XVIII
Home Station: Innsbruck
Division composed of:

History and Campaigns:

Schematische Kriegsgliederung (A detailed offical listing of the divisions locations):

Date Corps Army Army Group Area
9.39 arriving - Süd Poland
12.39 - 1.40 reserve 16. Armee A Niederrhein
4.40 - 8.40 XXI - - Norway
9.40 - 12.40 Gebirgskorps Norwegen (XXI) - - Norway
1.41 - 12.41 Gebirgskorps Norwegen Armee Norwegen - Norway, Lappland
1.42 Gebirgskorps Norwegen Armee Norwegen - Lappland
2.42 - 6.42 Gebirgskorps Norwegen Armee Lappland - Lappland
7.42 - 11.42 Gebirgskorps Norwegen 20. Gebirgsarmee - Lappland
12.42 - 10.44 XIX 20. Gebirgsarmee - Lappland
11.44 XXXVI 20. Gebirgsarmee - Norway
12.44 XIX 20. Gebirgsarmee - Norway
1.45 Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber Dänemark - - Denmark*
2.45 reserve 1. Armee G Saarpfalz
3.45 LXXXII 1. Armee G Hunsrück
4.45 XIII 1. Armee G South Germany (Württemberg, Tirol)

* refreshing. Left Norway 9.1.45 and arrived in Heeresgruppe G on 9.2.45.


Fate: Largely destroyed in Southern Germany, with portions surrendering to the Americans