383. Infantry-Division (Wehrmacht) - 383. Infanterie-Division (Wehrmacht)

383. Infantry-Division

Troop registration number of the 383rd Infantry Division

Troop identification: brick
active January 26, 1942 to August 3, 1944
State German Reich NSGerman Reich (Nazi era) German Empire
Armed forces Wehrmacht
Armed forces Lord
Type Infantry-Division
structure See outline
Installation site Arys Training Area
Second World War War against the Soviet Union
Operation Bagration
Commanders
list of Commanders

The 383rd Infantry Division was a major military unit of the Wehrmacht in the German Reich .

history

On January 26, 1942, the unit was set up on the Arys military training area as one of five so-called "Rheingold divisions" of the 18th wave of replacement troops from military districts I to III . [1]

On September 30, 1943, the division was transformed into a new type 44 division. In June 1944, when Army Group Center collapsed due to the great Soviet summer offensive, the division received the task of defending Bobruisk as a fortress. There the division was destroyed on June 28th. [1]

Shelter and emergency rooms

Shelters and emergency rooms [1]
Period Army Corps army Army Group room
February 1942 OKH Stablack
April 1942 Bobruisk, Orel
July 1942 to January 1943 LV 2. B Woronesch
March 1943 2. Pz Not Orel
April 1943 XXXXI
May 1943 XXIII
July 1943 9.
August 1943 47
September 1943 XXXXVI Brjansk
October 1943 XXIII Mogilew
December 1943 LV Bobruisk
January to June 1944 XXXV

structure

  • Infanterie-Regiment 531
  • Infanterie-Regiment 532
  • Infanterie-Regiment 533
  • Artillery-Regiment 383
  • Field Replacement Battalion 383
  • Panzerjäger detachment 383
  • Divisions-Füsilier-Battalion 383
  • Engineer Battalion 383
  • News Department 383
  • Supply leader 383 with
    • Kraftw.Werkst.Kp. 384
    • Catering Office 384
    • Bakery Company 384
    • Butchery Company 384
    • Feldgendarmerie-Troop 384
  • Administrative Services 383
  • Medical services 383 with
    • 1. / Sanitäts-Kompanie 383 (mot.)
    • 2. / Medical company 383 (besp.)
    • 1. / Ambulance train 383
    • 2. / Ambulance train 383
    • Field Hospital 383
    • Veterinary Company 383

The division was destroyed by Army Group Center in June 1944 and officially dissolved on August 3, 1944.

Commanders

Division commanders of the 383rd ID
Rank Name Period
Lieutenant General Johannes Haarde January 26 to February 20, 1942
Major general Eberhard von Fabrice-Falk February 20 to September 27, 1942
Lieutenant General Friedrich-Wilhelm John September 27, 1942 to July 1, 1943
Lieutenant General Edmund Hoffmeister July 1, 1943 to June 20, 1944
Major general Adolf Hamann[nb 1] 20. – 28. June 1944
  1. Commander of the " Fixed Place " Bobruisk, went into captivity.

Weblinks

Notes and individual references

  1. a b c Cf. Georg Tessin : Associations and troops of the German Wehrmacht and Waffen SS in World War II 1939–1945 . tape 10 . The Land Forces 371-500 . Biblio-Verlag, Bissendorf 1975, ISBN 3-7648-1002-5 , p. 31 ( limited preview in Google Book search).