19th Grenadier Division (Wehrmacht)

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19th Grenadier Division
19. Grenadier-Division
19th Volks-Grenadier Division Logo.svg
ActiveAugust 1944 - October 1944
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
EngagementsWorld War II

The 19th Grenadier Division (German: 19. Grenadier-Division) of the German Army in World War II was formed in October 1944 from the depleted 19. Luftwaffen-Sturm-Division ("19th Air Forces Assault Division"), which was transferred to the Heer ("Army") and renamed 19. Volksgrenadier-Division ("19th People's Grenadier Division") .

Commanders[edit]

Area of Operations[edit]

  • Denmark (August 1944 - September 1944)
  • France (September 1944 - October 1944)

Order of battle[edit]

  • Grenadier Regiment 59.
  • Grenadier Regiment 73.
  • Grenadier Regiment 74.
  • Artillery Regiment 719.
  • 1. Battalion
  • 2. Battalion
  • 3. Battalion
  • 4. Battalion
  • Panzerjäger Battalion 119.
  • Signals Battalion 119.
  • Engineer Battalion 119.
  • Supply troops

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ German Order of Battle, p. 317.

Sources[edit]

  • Mitcham, Samuel W. Jr. German Order of Battle, Volume Two: 291st–999th Infantry Divisions, Named Divisions, and Special Divisions in WWII. Stackpole Books, 2007.
  • NARA T312R1319 (KTB of AOK 2)
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007). Deutsche Truppen im Zweiten Weltkrieg: Formationsgeschichte des Heeres und des Ersatzheeres 1939-1945 (in German). 1A. Scherzers Militaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-07-3.