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Kriegsmarine Ground Units Order of Battle


Troop Types Troop Types
Kommandobehörden High Command
Marine-Infanterie Truppen Naval Infantry Troops
Marine-Schnelle Truppen Naval Mobile Troops
  • Panzer-Jagd-Bataillon Cremer
  • Formed 3.45 from parts of Wach-Bataillon Dönitz, to protect the Naval High Command.
  • Panzer-Jagd-Bataillon von Hartmann
  • Formed 4.45. No details.
Marine-Artillerie Truppen Naval Artillery Troops
Brigaden Brigades
Marine-Flak-Brigaden Naval Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigades
  • I. Marine-Flak-Brigade
  • II. Marine-Flak-Brigade
  • III. Marine-Flak-Brigade
    • Formed 4.43 in Brest from 24. Marine-Flak-Regiment.
    • Subordinated to Seekdt. Bretagne.
  • IV. Marine-Flak-Brigade
    • Formed 4.43 in Lorient from 20. Marine-Flak-Regiment.
    • Subordinated to Seekdt. Bretagne.
  • V. Marine-Flak-Brigade
    • Formed 4.43 in St. Nazaire from 22. Marine-Flak-Regiment.
    • Subordinated to Seekdt. Loire.
See Marine-Flak-Regiment for more details.
Marine-Bordflak-Brigade Nord Naval Onboard Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade "North"
Regimenter Regiments
Marine-Artillerie-Regimenter Naval Artillery Regiments
Marine-Flak-Regimenter Naval Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiments
Abteilungen/Bataillone Battalions
Marine-Artillerie-Abteilungen Naval Artillery Battalions
leicht Marine-Artillerie-Abteilungen light Naval Artillery Battalions
Ersatz-Marine-Artillerie-Abteilungen Naval Artillery Replacement Battalions
Marine-Flak-Abteilungen Naval Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalions
Marine-Bordflak-Abteilungen Naval Onboard Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalions
leicht Flak-Ausbildungs-Abteilung 2 2nd light Anti-Aircraft Artillery Training Battalion
  • Formed 12.42 on Wangerooge.
  • Disbanded 11.44.
  • Subordinated to the Artillerie-Inspektion.
Marine-Nebel-Abteilungen Naval Smoke Battalions
Marine-Feuerschutz-Abteilungen

See also, German coastal defence in Norway during WW II

Marine-Pioniere Truppen Naval Engineer Troops
Marine-Nachrichten Truppen Naval Signal Troops
Marine-Kraftfahr Truppen Naval Transport Troops
Marine-Sicherungs Truppen Naval Security Troops
Ersatz u. Ausbildungs Truppen Replacment & Training Units