143. Reserve-Division (Wehrmacht) - 143. Reserve-Division (Wehrmacht)

The 143rd Reserve Division was a German infantry division of the Army in World War II with Army Group Northern Ukraine .

Divisionsgeschichte

Division Nr. 143

The division was set up at the beginning of 1939 as Division 143 in Frankfurt an der Oder ( Wehrkreis III ), which was initially headquarters (later Crossen ), as a replacement for the staff of the 163rd Infantry Division and in November 1939 as a replacement for Wehrkreis II , now named Division No. 143 . In August 1941 he was transferred to Warthegau in Military District XXI and in September transferred to the 143rd Reserve Division.

143. Reserve-Division

The division was formed from Division No. 143 on September 18, 1942 and sent to the Lutsk region in Ukraine .

In April 1943 the division was deployed in Poland and in July 1943 in Ukraine . On February 18, 1944, the division in Dubno in western Ukraine was disbanded and the troops were assigned to other units of the Northern Ukraine Army Group. The 394th Field Training Division took over the position of this division and the 147th Reserve Division in Ukraine.

structure

1939

  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 3 (Frankfurt an der Oder)
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 8
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 50
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 169
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 338
  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 68 ( Guben )
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 29th
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 188
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 122
  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 208 ( Cottbus )
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 196
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 309
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 337
  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 257 (Landsberg)
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 457
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 466
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 477
    • Infantry Replacement Battalion 479
  • Artillery Replacement Regiment 3 (Frankfurt an der Oder)
    • Artillery Replacement Battalion 3rd
    • Artillery Replacement Battalion 39
    • Artillery Replacement Battalion I./168
    • Artillery Replacement Battalion I./208
    • Artillery Replacement Battalion 257
  • Cavalry Replacement Battalion 9
  • Panzer Jäger Replacement Battalion 43
  • Engineer Replacement Battalion 68
  • Railway Pioneer Replacement Battalion 1
  • Fahr-Ersatz-Battalion 3
  • Motor Vehicle Replacement Battalion 23
  • Construction Pioneer Replacement Battalion 3

1941

  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 68 ( Gnesen )
  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 76 (Kalisch)
  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 208 (Lissa)
  • Infantry Replacement Regiment 168 ( Poznan )

1942

  • Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 68 Brest-Litowsk
    • Reserve-Infantry-Battalion 169
    • Reserve-Infantry-Battalion 188
    • Reserve-Infantry-Battalion 512
  • Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 76 Luzk
    • Reserve-Infantry-Battalion 230
    • Reserve-Infanterie-Battalion 323
    • Reserve-Infanterie-Battalion 386
    • Reserve-Infanterie-Battalion 479
  • Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 208 Kowel
    • Reserve-Infantry-Battalion 122
    • Reserve-Infanterie-Battalion 337
    • Reserve-Infanterie-Battalion 397
  • Reserve-Artillery-Battalion 257 Bereza Kartusko
  • Reserve-Pionier-Bataillon 68 Plozk

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