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10.Panzergrenadier-Division

Unit Emblems


10.Panzergrenadier-Division Emblem  

Lineage


    • Kommandant von Regensburg
    • 10.Infanterie-Division
    • 10.Infanterie-Division (mot)
    • 10.Panzergrenadier-Division

History


The 10.Panzergrenadier-Division was formed in June of 1943 when the 10.Infanterie-Division (mot.) was redesignated as a Panzergrenadier-Division.

The 10.Panzergrenadier-Division was destroyed in August of 1944 but was never officially disbanded and was reformed on October 15th from the remnants of the old division, initially as a Kampfgruppe. It was destroyed again in January of 1945 in the Weichsel Bend region, and again reformed on February 2nd, 1945 in the Görlitz area.

Knights Cross Holders




War Service


Date Corps Army Army Group Area
6.43 XXXXVII 2. Pz. Armee Mitte Orel
7.43 Reserve Mitte Orel
8.43 XXIII 2. Pz. Armee Mitte Bryansk
9.43 XXIV 4. Pz. Armee Süd Poltava
10.43 XXIV 8. Armee Süd Krementchug
11.43 XXIV 4. Pz. Armee Süd Krementchug
12.43 Reserve 8. Armee Süd Krementchug
1.44 - 2.44 XXXXVII 8. Armee Süd Dnjepr
3.44 XXXX 8. Armee Süd Bessarabia
4.44 XXXX 8. Armee Südukraine Bessarabia
5.44 - 6.44 XXXXIV 6. Armee Südukraine Bessarabia
7.44 Reserve 6. Armee Südukraine Bessarabia (Jassy)
8.44 (remnants) XXIX 6. Armee Südukraine Bessarabia
10.44 forming as Kgr. A Cracow
11.44 - 12.44 forming Reserve OKH Cracow
1.45 XXXXVIII 17. Armee A Radom
2.45 - 3.45 XXIV (Reserve) Mittle Schlesien
4.45 XXIV 1. Pz. Armee Mitte Mähren, Böhmen
5.45 XI 1. Pz. Armee Mitte Mähren, Böhmen

Bibliography


  • Die deutschen Infanterie-Divisonen, Band 1-3, by Werner Haupt
  • Die deutsche Feldpostübersicht 1939-1945, Band 1-3, by Nobert Kannapin
  • Die Pflege der Tradition der alten Armee in Reichsheer und im der Wehrmacht, by Schirmer/Wiener
  • Die Truppenkennzeichen... der deutchen Wehrmacht u. Waffen-SS, Band 1-4, by Schmitz/Thies
  • Der Zweite Weltkrieg im Kartenbild, Band 1-3, by Klaus-Jurgen Thies
  • Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939, by George Tessin
  • Verbände und Truppen der deutchen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS..., Band 1-14, by Georg Tessin
  • Formationsgeschichte und Stellenbesetzung 1815-1939, Teil 1, der deutschen Heer, Band 1-3, by Günter Wegner
  • Die Deutsche Wehrmacht u. Waffen-SS, Ihre Kommando. u. Grossverbände... im Zweiten Weltkrieg, author unknown
  • Das Reichsheer und Seine Tradition, author unknown
  • Deutsche Rote Kreuz Suchdienst, Divisionsschicksale, author unknown

  • Reforging the Iron Cross, The Search for Tradition..., by Donald Abenheim
  • The German Infantry Handbook 1939-1945, by Alex Buchner
  • German Army Order of Battle: The Replacement Army 1939-1945, by Victor Madej
  • German Army Order of Battle: Field Army and Officer Corps 1939-1945, by Victor Madej
  • Hitler's Legions, by Samuel Mitcham
  • German Order of Battle World War II, Vol I, by George Nafziger
  • German Order of Battle 1944, author unknown