by John Mulholland

WEHRKREIS II – HQ: Stettin.

Divisions Affiliated with Wkr.II:
12 Pz, 32, 59, 75, 122, 152 Rep, 162, 192 Rep, 207 Sec, 242, 258, 274, 281 Sec, 292, 302, 347, 353, 402 Rep, 549 VG, 550 VG, 551 VG, 570 VG, 572 VG, 702.

Kommandeur der Ersatztruppen II (Commander of Replacement Troops, Wkr.II.)
- Aug.1939: Formed in Stettin.
Div.Nr.152 (152.Replacement and Training Division)
Home Station: Stettin.
- 09 Nov.1939: Formed as Div.Nr.152 from the staff of Kommandeur der Ersatztruppen II.
- Jun.1940: Half of Div.Nr.152’s Replacement units were used to form Div.Nr.192.
- Aug.1941: Stationed in Kulm, Wkr.XX, but still subordinated to Wkr.II.
- Sep.1942: Training units shifted to Graudenz, Wkr.XX, while the Replacement units returned to Wkr.II and were absorbed into Div.Nr.402.
Order of Battle – Nov.1939 :
Inf.Ers.Reg.2 (mot.) (Inf.Ers.Btl.5, 25, 92)
Inf.Ers.Reg.12 (Inf.Ers.Btl.89, 202, 222)
Inf.Ers.Reg.32 (Inf.Ers.Btl.4, 94, 374)
Inf.Ers.Reg.75 (Inf.Ers.Btl.48, 172)
Inf.Ers.Reg.207 (Inf.Ers.Btl.96, 322, 368)
Inf.Ers.Reg.258 (Inf.Ers.Btl.27, 458)

Div.Nr.192 (192.Replacement and Training Division)
Home Station: Schwerin.
- 06 Jun.1940: Formed from half of Div.Nr.152’s Replacement units.
- Aug.1941: Stationed in Wkr.XX.
- Sep.1942: Its Training units were transferred to Gnesen, Wkr.XXI, while the Replacement units returned to Wkr.II and absorbed into Div.Nr.402.
Order of Battle – Jun.1940 :
Inf.Ers.Reg.12 (Inf.Ers.Btl.89, 202, 222)
Inf.Ers.Reg.75 (Inf.Ers.Btl.48, 172)
Inf.Ers.Reg.258 (Inf.Ers.Btl.27, 458, 478)

Div.Nr.402 (402.Replacement and Training Division)
Home Station: Stettin.
- 25 Oct.1939: Formed as Div.Stb.z.b.V.402 in Stettin.
- Nov.1939: The division was officially dissolved.
- Jan.1940: Div.Stb.z.b.V.402 reformed.
- 25 Sep.1942: Upgraded from Div.Stb.z.b.V.402 to Div.Nr.402 by absorbing the Replacement units of Div.Nr.152 and Div.Nr.192.
- Jan.1945: Renamed Einsatz-Division (Action Division) 402, it was pressed into front line service and destroyed in the Siege of Kolberg.
Div.Stb.z.b.V.402
Order of Battle - Mar.1940:
Ldschtz.Reg.21 (Ldschtz.Btl.251, 252, 253, 255, 256, 260, 261, 262, 263, 265, 267, 268, 269, 276, 280, 975, 976, 977, 978, 979, 980, 981, 982, Ldschtz.Ers.Btl.2)
Div.Nr.402
Order of Battle – Dec.1943 :
Gren.Ers.Reg.258 (Gren.Ers.Btl.4, 94, 96, 322, 368, 374, 478)
Gren.Ers.Reg.522 (Gren.Ers.Btl.27, 48, 89, 172, 202, 222, 458)

Ausbildungsdivision 402 (402.Training Division)
- Mar.1945: Formed in Schwerin. It ended the war in Usedom.
Order of Battle – Mar.1945 :
Gren.Ausb.Reg.522 (Gren.Ausb.Btl.94, 48/374, 89/368, 4/222, Füs.Ausb.Btl.27/172)
Inf.Reg.85 Stab (ung.)  
Art.Ausb.Reg.2 (Art.Ausb.Abt.257, 12/32, 2/38)
ung.Inf.Schule Varpolta  
Kav.Ausb.Abt.100


OTHER ERSATZHEER UNITS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS WEHRKREIS:

Div.Stb.z.b.V.428 (Special Administrative Division Staff)
- 22 Oct.1939: Formed
Order of Battle - Nov.1939:
Ldschtz.Reg.1./III (Ldschtz.Btl.XIII/XI, II/IV)
Ldschtz.Reg.3./II  (Ldschtz.Btl.IV/IV, XIII/IV, XV/II, VII/II)
Ldschtz.Reg.2./IX (Ldschtz.Btl.XVII/XI, IX/II, XIV/XI)

Div.Stb.z.b.V.602 (Special Administrative Division Staff)
- 14 Oct.1944: Formed by Heeresgruppe “A” (Army Group A), in the Generalgouvernement, to incorporate the units of Oberfeld Kommandantur 226.
Order of Battle - Jan.1945:
Ldschtz.Reg.Stab 65  
SS-Pol.Reg.25
Lw.Bau-Btl.207/XVII
Lw.Bau-Btl.207/XII

Div.Stb.z.b.V.611 (Special Administrative Division Staff)
- 26 Jan.1945: Formed, and three days later, was used to form Infanteriedivision “Döberitz”.

Kommandeur der Schnelletruppen II (Commander of Mobile Troops, Wkr.II.)
- May 1942: Formed in Stettin from Stab Schützen-Ersatz-Regiment.102 (Staff: 102nd Rifle [Infantry] Replacement Regiment). It was subordinated directly to Wkr.II to supply Replacement and Training functions for the mobile troops in that Wehrkreis.
- 1942: Transferred to Kalisch, Wkr.XXI, and renamed Kommandeur der Schnelletruppen.XXI,/II.
- Mar.1943: Renamed Kommandeur der Panzertruppen.2./XXI

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