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28.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wallonien"


Lineage

WW2 German 28th SS Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier Division Wallonien Emblem
  • Wallonische Legion
  • SS-Freiwilligen-Brigade "Wallonien"
  • SS-Sturmbrigade "Wallonien"
  • 5. SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade "Wallonien"
  • SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division "Wallonien"
  • 28. SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division "Wallonien"
  • 28. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wallonien"

History

Formed on October 19th, 1944 in the Southern Hannover-Braunschweig area from the 5.SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade "Wallonie". While forming, ordered to convert to a type 1945 Division on January 18th, 1945. Formation was completed January 31st, 1945. Surrendered in Brandenburg.

Commanders

Standtenführer Lucien Lippert, 2.01.44 - 2.14.44
Oberführer Leon Degrelle, 2.14.45 - 5.08.45

War Service

Date Corps Army Army Group Area
10.44 - 12.44 forming BdE - Home
1.45 forming ssFHA - Home
2.45 XXXIX 11. Armee Weichsel Pommern
3.45 III. SS 3. Pz. Armee Weichsel Pommern
4.45 - 3. Pz. Armee Weichsel Pommern