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Parent UnitFallschirm-Jäger-Regiment
1.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.1, FJR.3, FJR.4
2.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.2, FJR.6, FJR.7, FJR.23
3.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.5, FJR.8, FJR.9
4.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.10, FJR.11, FJR.12
5.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.13, FJR.14, FJR.15
6.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.16, FJR.17, FJR.18
7.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.19, FJR.20, FJR.21
8.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.22, FJR.24, FJR.32
9.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.25, FJR.26, FJR.27
10.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.28, FJR.29, FJR.30
11.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.37, FJR.38, FJR.39
20.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.58, FJR.59, FJR.60
21.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division: FJR.61, FJR.62, FJR.63
Fallschirm-Jäger-Division Erdmann: FJR.Menzel, Grossmehl, Greve, Hübner, Laytved-Hardegg
7.Flieger-Division FJR.1, FJR.2, FJR.3, FJR.4, FJR.5
Heerestruppe FJR.6, FJR.31, FJR. z.b.V., FJR. Schellmann, FJR. Jungwirth

*All dates below are listed as date/month/year

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 1

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Bruno Bräuer, 1.6.39 - 1940
  • Maj Erich Walther (acting), 1940 - 1940
  • GenMaj Bruno Bräuer, 1940 - 5.9.42
  • Oberst Karl-Lothar Schulz, 5.9.42 - 14.11.43
  • Maj Wolf Werner Graf von der Schulenburg (acting), 15.11.43 - 1.44
  • Maj Kurt Gröschke (acting), 22.1.44 - 11.2.44
  • Oberst Karl-Lothar Schulz, 12.2.44 - 17.11.44
  • ObLt Rudolf Rennecke, 11.44 - 5.45
  • ObLt Müller (Heer), 1945

The I./FJR.1 was formed at Stendal 1.4.38, from the IV./Regiment General Göring (Landespolizei). The II./FJR.1 was formed 1.1.39 from the the Fallschirm-Bataillon des Heeres in Braunschweig, together with an all new III./FJR.1 in Gardelegen. The regiment did not receive a Stab until 1.6.39, when a Stab was formed in Stendal. The Regiment began the war with 3 Battalions, each with 4 companies. In March 1944 a new III/FJR.1 had to be formed, as the old III./FJR.1 was used to create the 3. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division.

Organisation:

  • 1939: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12
  • 1940: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14
  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15 (Pi.)

Saw action independently under 7. Flieger-Division, but from May 43 was part of the 1. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division:

  • Poland, 14.9 to 24.9.39
  • Denmark (Falster, Aalborg), 9.4.40
  • Norway (Stavanger-Sola, Oslo-Fornebu, Dombas), 9.4 to 14.4.40
  • Norway (Narvik), 26.5 to 9.6.40
  • Holland (Leyden, Rotterdam, Moerdijk), 10.5.40
  • Crete (Heraklion), 20.5 to 2.6.41
  • Russia (Leningrad, Volkhov, Rshev, Orel), late September 1941 to early 1943.

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 2

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Schulz, 21.5.40 - 20.6.40
  • GenMaj Alfred Sturm, 21.6.40 - 30.9.42
  • Oberst Hans Kroh, 10.42 - 25.6.43
  • Maj Erich Pietzonka, 26.6.43 - 21.9.43
  • ?, 22.9.43 - 19.11.43
  • Maj Erich Pietzonka, 20.11.43 - 11.12.43
  • Oberst Hans Kroh, 16.12.43 - 17.7.44
  • Maj Wildhagen (acting), 7.44 - 7.44
  • Oberst Hans Kroh, 7.44 - 8.44
  • ObLt Karl Stefan Tannert, 8.44 - 9.44
  • Oberst Hans Meyer-Sach, 10.44 - 2.45
  • Oberst Erich Vorwerck, 2.45 - 4.45

Formed 26.8.39 with I. and II./FJR.2 (I. at Gardelegen, II. at Tangermünde) from cadres of FJR.1. The Stab and III./FJR.2 was formed 21.5.40. In 9.42 III./FJR.2 was redesignated III./FJR.4, and was replaced in 1943. I./FJR.2 remained in Italy when the 2. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division moved to Russia in December 1943, and was redesignated I./FJR.10. A new I. Btl. was later formed, but this never joined the rest of the regiment, but operated independently on the Western front (8.44 in Ahrbrück, 9.44 under Fs.AOK.1 in Belgium [Albert-Kanal] and Holland [Arnheim-Nijmegen], and was used to reform the new FJR.2 in Amersfoort, Holland). The main part of the regiment was destroyed when Brest fell on 19.9.44. Reformed 12.44 in Amersfoort, and finally surrendered in the Ruhr pocket.

Saw action independently under 7. Flieger-Division, but from 2.43 was part of 2. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division:

  • Poland (Deblin, Dukla Pass), 9.39
  • Holland (Den Haag), 10.5.40
  • Moved to Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 3.41
  • Greece (Corinth), 26.4.41
  • Crete (Rethymnon), 20.5 to 2.6.41
  • Russia (Stalino area), 10.41 to 4.42
  • Russia (Volkhov area), 4.42 to 7.42
  • Returned to Germany, 7.42

Organisation:

  • 1939: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, 1. Pak, 2. Pak, Gesch. Bttr.
  • 1940: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14
  • 1942: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, 13, 14
  • 1943: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14
  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15 (Pi.)

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 3

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Richard Heidrich, 31.5.40 - 31.7.42
  • Oberst Ludwig Heilmann, 1.8.42 - 16.11.44
  • ObLt Eberhard Schneider, 16.11.44 - 4.45

Formed 1.6.40 with 3 battalions (III. formed 1.8.40, II. and III. at Braunschweig-Rautheim), from cadres of Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 1. IV./FJR.3 was formed in the summer 1943. I./FJR.3 was transferred to Africa 7.42, joining Brigade Ramcke, and was destroyed in Tunisia May 1943. The new IV./FJR.3 was soon redesignated I./FJR.3. In 3.44 III./FJR.3 was used to create the 5. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division, by becoming the I./Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 13. A new III./FJR.3 was formed in May 1944.

Organisation:

  • 1940: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14
  • 1942: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, IV. 15-18, 13, 14
  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15 (Pi.)

Saw action independently under 7. Flieger-Division, but from May 43 served with the 1. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division:

  • Crete (Chania), 20.5 to 2.6.41
  • Russia (Leningrad, Rzhev, Orel), 1.10.41 to early 1943
  • Africa (Libya, Tunesia), August 1942 to May 1943 (only the I. Batallion, as part of Brigade Ramcke).

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 4

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Erich Walther, 9.42 - 2.44
  • Maj Franz Grassmel, 3.44 - 5.44
  • ObLt Reinhard Egger, 6.44 - 7.44
  • ObLt Rudolf Böhmler, 20.8.44 - 1.45
  • ObLt Otto Heckel, 1.45 - 3.45
  • ObLt Rudolf Böhmler, 4.45 - 4.45
  • ObLt Otto Laun, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 9.42 with 3 battalions (III. from III./Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 2). In April 1944 III./FJR.4 was used to create the 5. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division, by becoming I./Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 14. A replacement battalion was soon created from the rest of the regiment.

Organisation:

  • 1942: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14

Saw action independently under 7. Flieger-Division, but from May 43 served with the 1. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division:

  • Russia (Rzhev, Vyasma), late 42 to early 43

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 5

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Walter Koch, 5.42 - 2.43
  • Maj Müller, 1.44 - 2.44
  • ObLt Karl-Heinz Becker, 2.44 - 4.45

Formed in 5.42, Stab and I./FJR.5 new, II. and III./FJR.5 from II. and III./Luftlande-Sturm-Regiment 1. In 7.42 II./FJR.5 was sent to Africa and joined Brigade Ramcke, while the rest of the regiment transferred to Reims (training for Operation Hercules, attack om Malta). Stab, I. and III./FJR.5 were transferred to Tunisia in November 1942, joining Brigade Ramcke. II./FJR.5 was apparently disbanded shortly afterwards. On 2.43 FJR.5 was redesignated Jäger-Regiment Hermann Göring, now part of Division General Göring. Destroyed 5.43.

Reformed 10.43 (only II./FJR.5) and saw action in South Russia together with 2. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division (10.43 Shitomir, 1.44 Kirovograd), but was destroyed at Kirovograd. Only the Stab II./FJR.5 remained and on 7.44 became Stab/FJR.16.

An entire new regiment began forming 1.44 in Reims, later Brest. When III./FJR.1 arrived in Brest in March 1944, it became the basis of the new FJR.5. The regiment was almost totally destroyed in Normandy, and had to be reformed in Oldenzaal, October 1944.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 6

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Egon Liebach, 3.43 - ?
  • ObLt Wolfgang Meder-Eggebert, ? - 12.9.43
  • ObLt Harald Mors, 9.43 - 12.43
  • ObLt Dr. Friedrich August Frhr von der Heydte, 1.44 - 9.44
  • Oberst Fritz Hencke, 10.44 - 3.45

Formed in February 1943 in the Vannes/Bretagne area, I./FJR.6 from Luftwaffe-Feld-Bataillon 100, II./FJR.6 from IV./Luftlande-Sturm-Regiment 1, the Stab and III./FJR.6 new. When the division left Italy for Russia, II./FJR.6 remained behind and became I./FJR.11. The rest of the regiment was disbanded, I./FJR.6 becoming I./FJR.7, while the remainder of the regiment was divided between FJR.2 and FJR.7.

The Regiment was reformed in Köln-Wahn in January 1944. In April 1944 the regiment moved to Normandy (Lessay-Mont Castre-Carentan area), attached to the 91st Luftlande-Division, under LXXXIV. AK / AOK.7. Briefly attached to the 2. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division before 6.6.44.

Operated independently for the remainder of the war:

  • 6.44, Normandy
  • 9.44, Arnhem, under Fs.AOK.1 together with Division Erdmann and Kampfgruppe Scheel.
  • 1944/45, Aachen and Hürtgenwald

Organisation:

  • 1943: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14
  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15 (Pi.)

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 7.

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Ludwig Straub, 2.43 - 24.9.43
  • Maj Freidrich Hübner, 9.43 - 12.43
  • ObLt Erich Pietzonka, 12.43 - 2.44
  • ObLt Achim Fehse, 2.44 - 6.44
  • ObLt Erich Pietzonka, 6.44 - 9.44
  • Oberst Eggersh, 11.44 - 11.44
  • Oberst Graf Kerssenbrock, 12.44 - 2.45
  • Oberst Gerd Riedel, 2.45 - 1945
  • Oberst von Korff, 1945 - 4.45

Formed in February 1943 in the Vannes/Bretagne area, II./FJR.7 from Lehr-Bataillon/Fliegerkorps XI, the rest of the regiment from scratch. When the division left Italy for Russia, I./FJR.7 remained behind and became I./Fallschirm-Jäger-Lehr-Regiment 21, and a new I./FJR.7 was formed from I./FJR.6. Surrendered in Brest on 19.9.44.

Reformed 11.44 in Amersfoort, Holland. Surrendered April 1945

Organisation:

  • 1943: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14
  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15 (Pi.)

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 8

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Ernst Liebach, 1.44 - 12.44
  • ObLt Gundolf Frhr Schenk zu Schweinsberg, 15.12.44 - 17.1.45
  • Oberst Ernst Liebach, 17.1.45 - 4.45

Formed 1.44 at Reims with new recruits. The regiment was decimated in Normandy, and had to be rebuilt in Oldenzaal, 10.44

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 9

Kommandeur:

  • Hptm Bodo Göttsche, 1.44 - 1.2.44
  • Maj Kurt Stephani, 1.2.44 - 20.8.44
  • Maj Friedrich Alpers, 21.8.44 - 3.9.44
  • ObLt Gundolf Frhr Schenk zu Schweinsberg, 1.10.44 - 8.10.44
  • Oberst Hellmut Hoffmann, 9.10.44 - 3.45
  • ObLt Gundolf Frhr Schenk zu Schweinsberg, 1.3.45 - 4.45
  • Hptm Baron von Freyberg, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 1.44 at Reims with new recruits. The regiment was almost totally destroyed at Falaise, and had to be rebuilt in October 1944, at Oldenzaal. The regiment was again destroyed in March 1945, and was replaced by FJR.6 in the division.

Organisation:

1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 10

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Adolf Fuchs, 1.44 - 4.45
  • ObLt Hoppe, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 1.44 in Italy with many Italian volunteers, with I./FJR.10 formed from I:/FJR.2.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 11

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Walter Gericke, 1.44 - 11.44
  • ObLt Grundmann, 1.12.44 - 5.45

Formed 1.44 in Italy, with I./FJR.11 formed from II./FJR.6.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 12

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Erich Timm, 1.44 - 5.45

Formed 1.44 in Italy, with I./FJR.12 formed from I./Luftlande-Sturm-Regiment 1.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 13

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Wolf-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, 3.44 - 7.44
  • Maj Bernhard Meuth, 7.44 - 8.44
  • Hptm Plodder, 8.44 - 9.44
  • ObLt Achim Fehse, 9.44 - 10.44
  • Maj Goswin Wahl, 10.44 - 12.44
  • Oberst von Scheele, 12.44 - 5.45

Formed 3.44 at Reims, I. Btl. from III./FJR.3. In May 1944 I./FJR.13 was renamed I./FJR.15, and a new I./FJR.13 had to be formed. The regiment was attached to the 77th Infanterie-Division during the fighting in Normandy and was destroyed 7.44 at St. Lo.

Reformed 11.44 in the Den Haag-Amsterdam area

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 14

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Herbert Noster, 3.44 - 7.44
  • Maj Wilhelm Brinkmann, 7.44 - 7.44
  • Hptm Lüdemann (acting), 7.44 - 7.44
  • Hptm Sauer (acting), 7.44 - 8.44
  • Oberst Arno Schimmel, 9.44 - 5.45

Formed 3.44 at Reims, I./FJR.14 from III./FJR.4. In May 1944 I./FJR.14 was renamed III./FJR.15, and a new I./FJR.14 had to be formed. The regiment was attached to the Panzer-Lehr Division during the fighting in Normandy, and was destroyed there.

Reformed 11.44 in the Den Haag-Amsterdam area

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 15

Kommandeur:

  • ?
  • Oberst Kurt Gröschke, 24.7.44 - 2.45
  • Maj Rudolf Berneike, 2.45 - 3.45
  • Oberst Kurt Gröschke, 3.45 - 5.45

Formed 3.44 in Reims. In 6.44 the forming I. and III./FJR.15 was replaced by I./FJR.13 and I./FJR.14, so that the regiment became combat ready before the rest of the division. The regiment was attached to the 17. ss Panzer-Grenadier Division in Normandy, and was destroyed there.

Reformed 10.44 in the Den Haag-Amsterdam area.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 16

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Gerhart Schirmer, 6.44 - 24.9.44
  • Oberst Walter Dorn, 10.44 - 1.45
  • Hptm Rolf Müller, 1.45 - 4.45

Formed 6.44 at Amiens. While forming, the regiment (with a new Stab from Stab II./FJR.5) was flown to Stendal, and later (7.44) flown to Vilna in Lithuania, and operated in Kampgruppe Oberst Schirmer:

  • 8.44, Pz.AOK.3 - Vilna
  • 9.44, XXVI.AK / AOK.4 - Memel, Gumbinnen

On 24.9.44 the regiment became Fallschirm-Grenadier-Regiment 3 Hermann Göring. Reformed 15.10.44 in Holland.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 17

Kommandeur:

  • ?
  • Oberst Martin Vetter, 11.44 - 11.3.45
  • Oberst Werner Krahl, 3.45 - 4.45

Formed 6.44 in Amiens. While forming, the regiment became involved in the fighting in France, and formation was never completed.

Reformed 10.44 in Meppel.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 18

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Hellmut von Hoffmann, 6.44 - 9.44
  • Oberst Erich Walther, 9.44 - 9.44
  • Maj Rudolf Witzig, 11.44 - 5.45

Formed 6.44 at Amiens. While forming, the regiment became involved in the fighting in France, and formation was never completed.

Reformed 10.44 in Meppel.

Organisation:

  • 1944: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 19

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Günther Menzel, 11.44 - 5.45

Formed 25.11.44 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Menzel, Stab, I. and II./FJR.19 from Stab, I. and II./FJR. Menzel, III./FJR.19 new.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 20

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Franz Grossmehl, 11.44 - 5.45

Formed 25.11.44 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Grossmehl, Stab, I. and II./FJR.20 from Stab, I. and II./FJR. Grossmehl, III./FJR.20 new.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 21

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Rudolf Laytved-Hardegg, 11.44 - 2.45
  • Oberst Harry Hermann, 2.45 - 1945
  • Oberst Krahl, 8.2.45 - 1945
  • Oberst Primus, 1945 - 1945

Formed 25.11.44 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Laytved-Hardegg and Greve, Stab, I. and II./FJR.21 from Stab, I. and II./FJR. Laytved-Hardegg, and III./FJR.21 from I./Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz- und Ausbildungs-Regiment Greve.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 22

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt von der Tonne, 1.45 - 1.45
  • Maj Zander, 1.45 - 1.45
  • Maj Rolf Müller, 2.45 - 1945
  • Maj Schellmann, 3.45 - 1945

Formed 1.45 at Köln-Wahn from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Schellmann.

Organisation:

I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 23

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Walter Liebing, 12.44 - 4.45

Formed in December 1944 in Amersfoort (Holland) from replacement troops from home. Originally intended for a new 8. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division, but was instead attached to the 2. Fallschirms-Jäger Division (to replace the missing FJR.6). Surrendered in the Ruhr pocket 1945.

Organisation:

  • 1945: I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15 (Pi.)

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 24

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Friedrich Hübner, 2.45 - 2.45
  • Maj Zander, 2.45 - 3.45
  • ObLt Siegfried Hagena, 3.45 - 3.45
  • ObLt Mehnert, 25.3.45 - 5.45

Formed 2.45 at Köln-Wahn from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Hübner.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 25

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Gerhard Schacht, 2.45 - 16.4.45
  • Hptm Hermann Kürschen, 16.4.45 - 5.45

Formed 2.45 in the Stettin area, Stab and I./FJR.25 from Stab and III./FJR. z.b.V., II./FJR.25 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon Brandenburg, and III./FJR.25 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon Hermann. In late 2.45 II./FJR.25 was flown into Breslau, and was renamed Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon 67,
and was replaced.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 26

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Walter Brede, 2.45 - 3.45
  • Maj Schluckebier, 3.45 - 5.45

Formed 2.45 in the Stettin area, I. and II./FJR.26 from I. and II./FJR. z.b.V., and III./FJR.26 from Fallschirm-Panzer-Jagd-Bataillon 52.
In late 2.45 III./FJR.26 was flown into Breslau, and was renamed Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon 68, and was replaced.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 27

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Herbert Abratis, 2.45 - 28.3.45
  • Maj Hans von Majer, 3.45 - 21.3.45
  • Oberst Arthur Menke, 21.3.45 - 16.4.45
  • Maj Hans von Majer, 16.4.45 - 2.5.45

Formed 2.45 in the Stettin area. I, II. and III./FJR.27 from Fallschirm-Panzer-Jagd-Bataillone 51, 53 and 54.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15?

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 28

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Heinz Schmücker, 2.45 - 5.45

Formed 3.45 in Graz. Saw action at St. Pölten and Brünn.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 29

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Alfred Genz, 2.45 - 5.45

Formed 3.45 in Graz. Saw action at Gratwin, Graz and Iglau.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 30

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Hans Wolff, 3.45 - 4.45
  • Hptm Georg Kairies, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 3.45 in the Graz area. Saw action at St. Pölten, Ried and Graz.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 31

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Pinzer(?), 1945

Formed 8.2.45 in Holland from parts of the Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz- und Ausbildungs-Regiment Hermann Göring. Operated in Holland as Heerestruppe.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 32

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Hans Jungwirth, 2.45 - 4.45
  • Hptm Gramse, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 2.45 at Köln-Wahn, Stab from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Jungwirth, I./FJR.32 from Bataillon Gramse, II./FJR.32 from Bataillon Rahs and III./FJR.32 new.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 37

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Schaller, 3.45 - 5.45

Formation begun 3.45. Never completed.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 38

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Hemmer, 3.45 - 5.45

Formation begun 3.45. Never completed.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 39

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Bernhard Meuth, 3.45 - 5.45

Formation begun 3.45. Never completed.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 58

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Rudolf Johann Kratzert, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 5.4.45 in the Oldenburg area, from Fallschirm-Jäger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 2.

Organisation

  • I. 1-5, II. 6-10, III. 11-15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 59

Kommandeur:

  • ?

Formed 5.4.45 in the Oldenburg area, from Fallschirm-Jäger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 3.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-5, II. 6-10, III. 11-15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 60

Kommandeur:

  • ?

Formed 5.4.45 in the Oldenburg area, from Fallschirm-Jäger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 4.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-5, II. 6-10, III. 11-15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 61

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Schaller, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 5.4.45 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Schaller. In April 1945 operated together with the 8. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 62

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Hemmer, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 5.4.45 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Henner. Operated together with the 9. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division around Stettin during April 1945. Possibly known as Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon 62 (4 companies).

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 63

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Bernhard Meuth, 4.45 - 5.45

Formed 5.4.45 from Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Heute. Operated together with the 9. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division around Stettin during April 1945. Possibly known as Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon 63 (4 companies).

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment z.b.V.

Kommandeure:

  • Maj Gerhard Schacht, 11.44 - 3.45

Formed 25.11.44 (Stab only) to control Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillone Schäfer and Schluckebier. On 31.12.44 the battalions became I. and II./FJR. z.b.V. In January 1945 III./FJR. z.b.V. was formed in Dramburg from personnel of KG200. I. and II. was in Wittstock on 1.45. The regiment was disbanded on 17.3.45: Stab and III. became Stab and I./FJR.25, while I. and II. became I. and II./FJR.26.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8, III. 9-12, 13, 14, 15

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Menzel

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Günther Menzel, 8.44 - 11.44

Formed 20.8.44 in Bitsch as an alarm-unit, Stab, I. and II. from Stab, Lehrstab and Jäger-Btl./Fallschirm-Waffenschule. On 25.11.44 renamed Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 19.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Grossmehl

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Franz Grossmehl, 8.44 - 11.44

Formed 20.8.44 in Bitsch as an alarm-unit, apparently from some parts of 6. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division. On 25.11.44 renamed Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 20.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Laytved-Hardegg

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Rudolf Laytved-Hardegg, 8.44 - 11.44

Formed 20.8.44 in Bitsch as an alarm-unit. On 25.11.44 renamed Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 21.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz- und Ausbildungs-Regiment Greve

Kommandeur:

  • Oberst Greve, 9.44 - 11.44

Formed 9.44 as an alarm-unit, from the Fallschirmschule I. On 25.11.44 redesignated III./FJR.21.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Hübner

Kommandeur:

  • ObLt Friedrich Hübner, 8.44 - 3.45

Formed 20.8.44 in Bitsch as an alarm-unit. Operated independently from 11.44. On 15.3.45 redesignated Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 24.

Organisation:

  • I. 1-4, II. 5-8

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Schellmann

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Schellmann, 2.45 - 3.45

Formed 2.45 as an alarm-unit. On 15.3.45 redesignated Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 22.


Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment Jungwirth

Kommandeur:

  • Maj Hans Jungwirth, 2.45 - 3.45

Formed 2.45 to control Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon Gramse and Rahs. On 15.3.45 redesignated Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 32.