208TH ID and Scharnhorst Division

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Brian Von Stauffenberg
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208TH ID and Scharnhorst Division

Post by Brian Von Stauffenberg » 22 Mar 2002 16:21

Anyone have any resources on these two Divisions, 208th after October 1943 and Scharnhorst from when it was raised.
Many Thanks
Brian. :idea:

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Polynike
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Post by Polynike » 22 Mar 2002 18:03

have you tried feldgrau.com it might be a help

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Post by Marcus » 22 Mar 2002 18:11

Infanterie-Division Scharnhorst

Commanders
Generalleutnant Heinrich Götz (1 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations
Germany (Apr 1945 - May 1945)


208. Infanterie-Division

Commanders
Generalleutnant Moritz Andreas (1 Sep 1939 - 13 Dec 1941)
General der Infanterie Hans-Karl von Scheele (13 Dec 1941 - 1 Feb 1943)
Generalleutnant Karl-Wilhelm von Schlieben (1 Feb 1943 - ? Apr 1943)
Generalmajor Georg Zwade (? Apr 1943 - 22 June 1943)
Generalleutnant Hans Pieckenbrock (22 June 1943 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations
Poland (Sep 1939 - May 1940)
France & Belgium (May 1940 - Dec 1942)
Eastern front, central sector (Dec 1942 - Oct 1943)
Eastern front, southern sector (Oct 1943 - Oct 1944)
Poland & Czechoslovakia (Oct 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle
309. Infantry Regiment
337. Infantry Regiment
338. Infantry Regiment
208. Artillery Regiment
208. Panzerjäger Battalion
208. Reconnaissance Battalion
208. Pioneer Battalion
208. Signals Battalion
Supply Troops


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