3. Fallschirmjäger-Division – 3rd German Airborne Division – 1944

3rd German Airborne Division

3. Fallschirmjäger-Division

3. Fallschirmjäger-Division

Battle order – June 1st 1944 – Battle of Normandy

Commanders during the battle of Normandy:
– Generalleutnant Dipl.Ing. Richard Schimpf (June 1st, 1944 – August 20th, 1944)
– General Eugen Meindl (August 20th, 1944 – August 22nd, 1944)
– Generalmajor Walter Wadehn (August 22nd, – January 5th, 1945)

Command post (CP): Saint-Lô

Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 5

Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 8

Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 9

Fallschirm-Artillerie-Regiment 3

Fallschirm-Panzerjäger-Abteilung 3

Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon 3

Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Bataillon 3

Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 3

Luftnachrichten-Abteilung der Fallschirm-Jäger-Division 3

Fallschirm-Feld-Ersatz-Abteilung 3

Fallschirm-Sanitäts-Abteilung 3

 

Back to the German ground forces menu