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Infantry Division (1st Wave)
Infanteriedivision (1. Welle)

10 May 1940
 
Infanterie-Division (1. Welle)
 
1939 - 1940 Organizational Symbols
 
1. Welle Infantry Divisions
Division
  (Commander on 10.05.1940)
W.K. Infantry Other
Units
Heavy
Artillery
Battalion
Comments
1.
  Gen.Lt. Philipp Kleffel
I 1 Regiment
22 Regiment
43 Regiment
1 I./Art Rgt 37 bakery company not motorized (type 'a'); supply company not motorized; maintenance platoon instead of company; field hospital not motorized; only 1 ambulance platoon
3.
  Gen.Lt. Walter Lichel
III 8 Regiment
29 Regiment
50 Regiment
3 I./Art Rgt 39 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies
4.
  Gen.Lt. Eric Hansen
IV 10 Regiment
52 Regiment
103 Regiment
4 I./Art Rgt 40 Pion Btl 13. Only 2 antitank companies
5.
  Gen.Lt. Wilhelm Fahrmbacher
V 14 Regiment
56 Regiment
75 Regiment
5 I./Art Rgt 41 2 type 'a' and 1 type 'b' antitank companies; bridge column type 'C'
6.
  Gen.Lt. Arnold Frhr. v. Biegeleben
VI 18 Regiment
37 Regiment
58 Regiment
6 I./Art Rgt 42 2 type 'a' and 1 type 'b' antitank companies
7.
  Gen.Lt. Eccard Frhr. v. Gablenz
VII 19 Regiment
61 Regiment
62 Regiment
7 I./Art Rgt 43 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies (1 type 'a' and 1 type 'b'); bridge column type 'C'
8.
  Gen.Lt. Rudolf Koch-Erpach
VIII 28 Regiment
38 Regiment
84 Regiment
8 I./Art Rgt 44 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies
9.
  Gen.Lt. Georg v. Apell
IX 36 Regiment
57 Regiment
116 Regiment
9 I./Art Rgt 45 only 2 antitank companies; bridge column type 'C'
10.
  Gen.Lt. Conrad v. Chenhausen
XIII 20 Regiment
41 Regiment
85 Regiment
10 I./Art Rgt 46 recon battalion missing cavalry and heavy companies, but does have 1 armored car platoon; only 2 antitank companies
11.
  Gen.Lt. Herbert v. Böckmann
I 2 Regiment
23 Regiment
44 Regiment
11 I./Art Rgt 47 only 2 antitank companies; field hospital not motorized; only 1 ambulance platoon
12.
  Gen.Lt. Walter v. Seydlitz-Kurzbach
II 27 Regiment
48 Regiment
89 Regiment
12 I./Art Rgt 48 bridge column type 'C'
14.
  Gen.Lt. Peter Weyer
IV 11 Regiment
53 Regiment
101 Regiment
14 I./Art Rgt 50 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies
15.
  Gen.Lt. Friedrich-Wilhelm v. Chappuis
IX 81 Regiment
88 Regiment
106 Regiment
15 I./Art Rgt 51 Art Rgt 51 but its light battalions are numbered I./Art Rgt 15, II./Art Rgt 15, III./Art Rgt 15
16.
  Gen.Maj. Gotthard Heinrici
VI 60 Regiment
64 Regiment
79 Regiment
16 I./Art Rgt 52
17.
  Gen.Lt. Herbert Loch
XIII 21 Regiment
55 Regiment
95 Regiment
17 I./Art Rgt 53 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company
18.
  Gen.Lt. Friedrich-Karl Cranz
VIII 30 Regiment
51 Regiment
54 Regiment
18 I./Art Rgt 54
19.
  Gen.Maj. Otto v. Knobelsdorff
XI 59 Regiment
73 Regiment
74 Regiment
19 I./Art Rgt 55 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies
21.
  Gen.Lt. Otto Sponheimer
I 3 Regiment
24 Regiment
45 Regiment
21 I./Art Rgt 57 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies; field hospital not motorized
22.
  Gen.Maj. Hans Graf v. Sponeck
X 16 Regiment
47 Regiment
65 Regiment
22 I./Art Rgt 58 all six transport columns motorized; replacement battalion still present
23.
  Gen.Lt. Walter Graf v. Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt
III 9 Regiment
67 Regiment
68 Regiment
23 I./Art Rgt 59 bridge column type 'C'
24.
  Gen.Maj. Justin v. Obernitz
IV 31 Regiment
32 Regiment
102 Regiment
24 I./Art Rgt 60 only 2 antitank companies
25.
  Gen.Lt. Heinrich Clössner
V 13 Regiment
35 Regiment
119 Regiment
25 I./Art Rgt 61
26.
  Gen.Lt. Sigismund v. Förster
VI 39 Regiment
77 Regiment
78 Regiment
26 I./Art Rgt 62
27.
  Gen.Lt. Friedrich Bergmann
VII 40 Regiment
63 Regiment
91 Regiment
27 I./Art Rgt 63 only 2 antitank companies; bridge column type 'C'
28.
  Gen.Lt. Hans v. Obstfelder
VIII 7 Regiment
49 Regiment
83 Regiment
28 I./Art Rgt 64 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company; only 2 antitank companies
30.
  Gen.der Inf. Kurt v. Briesen
X 6 Regiment
26 Regiment
46 Regiment
30 I./Art Rgt 66 no recon battalion - only 1 bicycle company
31.
  Gen.Lt. Rudolf Kaempfe
XI 12 Regiment
17 Regiment
82 Regiment
31 I./Art Rgt 67
32.
  Gen.Lt. Franz Boehme
II 4 Regiment
94 Regiment
96 Regiment
32 I./Art Rgt 68 only 2 antitank companies; bridge column type 'C'
33.
  Gen.Maj. Rudolf Sintzenich
XII 104 Regiment
110 Regiment
115 Regiment
33 I./Art Rgt 69 2 type 'a' and 1 type 'b' antitank companies; bridge column type 'C'
34.
  Gen.Lt. Hans Behlendorf
XII 80 Regiment
107 Regiment
253 Regiment
34 I./Art Rgt 70 bridge column type 'C'
35.
  Gen.Lt. Hans-Wolfgang Reinhard
V 34 Regiment
109 Regiment
111 Regiment
35 I./Art Rgt 71
36.
  Gen.Lt. Georg Lindemann
XII 70 Regiment
87 Regiment
118 Regiment
36 I./Art Rgt 72 2 type 'a' and 1 type 'b' antitank companies
44.
  Gen.Lt. Friedrich Siebert
XVII 131 Regiment
132 Regiment
134 Regiment
44 I./Art Rgt 97 Art.Rgt. 96; Pzjg.Abt. 46; Pion.Btl. 80; Nachr.Abt. 64.; artillery regiment has 1 light artillery transport column
45.
  Gen.Lt. Friedrich Materna
XVII 130 Regiment
133 Regiment
135 Regiment
45 I./Art Rgt 99 Art.Rgt. 98; Pion.Btl. 81; Nachr.Abt. 65; artillery regiment has 1 light artillery transport column; 2 type 'a' and 1 type 'b' antitank companies
46.
  Gen.Lt. Paul v. Hase
XIII 42 Regiment
72 Regiment
97 Regiment
46 I./Art Rgt 115 Art.Rgt. 115 but its light battalions are numbered I./Art Rgt 114, II./Art Rgt 114, III./Art Rgt 114; Pzjg.Abt. 52 (only 2 antitank companies); Pion.Btl. 88; Nachr.Abt. 76; recon battalion missing cavalry and heavy companies, but does have 1 armored car platoon
 
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