The Oberbefehlshaber Niederlande (also known as Festung Holland) was formed on 7 April 1945 from the 25. Armee. Generaloberst Blaskowitz surrendered his command to the Allies at Wageningen on 6 May 1945.

Commanders

Generaloberst Johannes Blaskowitz (7 Apr 1945 - 4 May 1945)

Chiefs of Staff

Generalleutnant Paul Reichelt (7 Apr 1945 - 6 May 1945)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberst Paul Müncheberg (7 Apr 1945 - 6 May 1945)

Order of battle (12 Apr 1945)

At the disposal of OB Niederlande
- Stab 331. Infanterie-Division
(Tactical components assigned directly to OB Niederlande)
- Divisionsstab z.b.V. 617
- 219. Infanterie-Division
- 703. Infanterie-Division
XXX. Armeekorps z.b.V.
- 249. Infanterie-Division
- Brigadestab z.b.V. 20
- 34. SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division “Landstorm Nederland”
LXXXVIII. Armeekorps
- 346. Infanterie-Division (most)
- 361. Infanterie-Division
- 6. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division
- 149. Feldausbildungs-Division

Order of battle (25 Apr 1945)

Subordinated directly to OB Niederlande
- Höhere SS und Polizeiführer Niederlande
LXXXVIII. Armeekorps
- 6. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division
- 346. Infanterie-Division

Armeeabteilung Kleffel (XXX. z.b.V.) (subordinated to OB Niederlande)
At the disposal of Armee-Abteilung Kleffel
- 361. Volks-Grenadier-Division
- 34. SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division “Landstorm Nederland”
Korps-Abteilung Diestel
- 63. Infanterie-Division
- 11. Marine-Infanterie-Division
- Brigade z.b.V. 20
Kommando Küstenverteidigung
- 703. Infanterie-Division
- 219. Infanterie-Division
- 249. Infanterie-Division
Kommandierenden Admiral in den Niederlanden
- Kommandant der Seeverteidigung Westfriesland
- Kommandant der Seeverteidigung Ostholland
- Kommandant der Seeverteidigung Mittelholland

Notable members

Johannes Blaskowitz (Generaloberst who as Oberbefehlshaber Ost sent an official memorandum to Hitler complaining about atrocities of the SS-Totenkopfverbände in Poland 1939)

Sources used

Research by Shawn Bohannon

Reference material on this unit

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