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14.Infanterie-Division (mot)

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14.Infanterie-Division (mot) Emblem  

Lineage


  • Wehrgauleitung Leipzig
  • Kommandant von Leipzig
  • 14.Infanterie-Division
  • 14.Infanterie-Division (mot)

    History


    The 14.Infanterie-Division (mot.) was formed on October 15th, 1940, from the 14.Infanterie-Division.

    In the Winter of 1942-43, the 14.Infanterie-Division (mot.) began the process of reforming into a new division, the 14.Panzergrenadier-Division, but the conversion did not take place and in the Summer of 1943 the 14.Infanterie-Division (mot.) instead reverted back to the 14.Infanterie-Division.

    Organization


    General Composition
    Infanterie-Regiment 11 (mot.)
    Infanterie-Regiment 53 (mot.)
    Artillerie-Regiment 14 (mot.)
    Kradschutzen-Abteilung 54
    14th Divisional Support Units

    Infanterie-Regiment 101 was originally a part of the 14.Infanterie-Division. When the 14th was reformed as the 14.Infanterie-Division (mot.) in October of 1940 Infanterie-Regiment 101 was transfered to the 18.Panzer-Division. Infanterie-Regiment 101 became Schutzen-Regiment 101 when it was sent to the 18.Panzer-Division.

    Knights Cross Holders



    War Service


    Date
    Corps
    Army
    Army Group
    Area
    11.40 XXII 11. Armee C Home
    12.40 - 3.41 XXXXVII 11. Armee C Home
    4.41 XXXXVIII 11. Armee C Home
    5.41 in Wehrkreis IX 3. Panzergruppe Home
    6.41 in Wehrkreis IV 3. Panzergruppe Home
    7.41 XXXIX 3. Panzergruppe Mitte Bialystok, Minsk
    8.41 LVII 3. Panzergruppe Mitte Smolensk
    9.41 VIII 9. Armee Mitte Smolensk
    10.41 - 12.41 LVI 3. Panzergruppe Mitte Vyasma, Klin
    1.42 LVI 3. Pz. Armee Mitte Welish
    2.42 - 3.42 LVI 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    4.42 XXXXVI 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    5.42 - 6.42 XXVII 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    7.42 - 8.42 XXXXVI 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    9.42 - 10.42 XXVII 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    11.42 Reserve 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    12.42 XXIII 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    1.43 XXVII 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    2.43 - 3.43 XXXIX 9. Armee Mitte Rzhev
    4.43 - 8.43 LVI 4. Armee Mitte Nevel

    German 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

    English Bibliography (Available on Amazon)