The Festung Königsberg was under siege from the Soviet 1st Baltic Front and 3rd Belorussian Front from January 1945 until 9 April 1945 when the city was captured.

Commander

General der Infanterie Otto Lasch  (27 Jan 1945 - 9 Apr 1945)

Order of battle

1. Infanterie-Division
5. Panzer-Division
61. Infanterie-Division
69. Infanterie-Division
367. Infanterie-Division
548. Volksgrenadier-Division
561. Volksgrenadier-Division
Division z.b.V. (M) (Mikosch)
Sturm-Pionier-Brigade 627
Kampfgruppe Schuberth

Volkssturm soldiers in Königsberg
konigsberg-volkssturm
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People fleeing Königsberg
konigsberg-refugees
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Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time-

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