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21.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division


Lineage

  • 21.Fallschirm-Jäger-Division

Campaigns

  • Holland 1945

History


The formation of this division was ordered 4.05.45 in northern Holland, as a Feld-Ausbildungs-Division, or field-training division, using parts of the Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz und Ausbildungs-Division and from Fallschirm-Sturm-Brigade Gericke. No part of the division is included in the Feldpostübersicht, so only few details are known about it, and its ultimate fate is unknown.

Organization


General Composition
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 61
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 62
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 63
Fallschirm-Artillerie-Abteilung 21
Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Kompanie 21
Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Kompanie 21
Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon 21
Fallschirm-Nachrichten-Kompanie 21

Commanders


Oberst Walter Gericke 4.05.45 - 5.45

War Service


Ordered late war, its formation was never completed and its fate is unknown.