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14.Infanterie-Division (mot)

Unit Emblems


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)