“Kurmark” Panzer-Division


This Division was formed on January 22, 1945 in Germany from the remains ofKampfgruppe Langkeit. Kurmark fough along the Oder Front in February, 1945,and remained heavily engaged along the Oder Front until April 1945, when itwas pulled back from the lines to the area of the Falkenhagener forest.Kurmark was then sent back to the front in an attempt to helpstem another major Russian breakthough, but this move was unsuccessful andKurmark was forced to withdraw to the area of Muncheberg where it remaineduntil late April, 1945, when it broke out of the Russian encirclement atHalbe. The remains of Kurmark surrendered to the Americans after crossing theElbe River on May 5, 1945. This division is often also known asPanzergrenadier-Division “Kurmark”.


Pz.Rgt. Kurmark (Only Stab and I. Abt.)
Pz.Gren.Rgt. Kurmark (I. and II. Btl.)
Pz. Art.Rgt. Kurmark (Stab and I. Abt.)
Pz.Jg.Abt. Kurmark
Pz.Aufkl.Abt. Kurmark
Pi.Btl. Kurmark
Nachr.Kp. Kurmark
Heeres-Flak-Bttr. Kurmark
Vers.Einh. Kurmark
Pz.Füsilier-Rgt. Kurmark was formed 4.45 from Gren.Rgt. 1235.


Willy Langkeit

Schematische Kriegsgliederung

DateCorpsArmyArmy GroupArea
3.45 – 4.45XI. SS9. ArmeeWeichselOder