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31.SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division


History

WW2 German 31st SS Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division Emblem Formed on October 1st, 1944 in Fünfkirchen (Hungary) from parts of the 23.Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS Kama (kroat. Nr. 2). In November of 1944, saw action there, and would later complete its formation at Marburg/Drau (to be completed on March 1st, 1945). The Polizei-Regiment Brixen was later absorbed. On January 18th, 1945, the formation was ordered converted to a type 1945 Division. Surrendered in Königgrätz.

Commanders

Brigadeführer Gustav Lombard, 10.01.44 - 4.??.45
Brigadeführer Wilhelm Trabandt, 4.??.45 - 5.08.45

War Service

Date Corps Army Army Group Area
10.44 forming Wehrmachtsbefehlshaber Ungarn - Fünfkirchen
11.44 IV. ungarische Korps 2. ungarische Armee Süd Hungary
12.44 LXVIII 2. Pz. Armee F Hungary
1.45 forming - - Marburg
2.45 - 3.45 reserve - Mitte Schlesien
4.45 - 5.45 XVII 17. Armee Mitte Schlesien