The Division Sizilien was formed on 14 May 1943 in Sicily from remnants of the destroyed 15. Panzer-Division. It was known as 15. Panzer-Division for a few days but was redesignated 15. Panzergrenadier-Division in July 1943


Generalleutnant Eberhard Rodt (14 May 1943 - 1 July 1943)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment Sizilien 1
Grenadier-Regiment Sizilien 2
Grenadier-Regiment Sizilien 3
Artillerie-Regiment Sizilien
Schnelle-Abteilung Sizilien
Flak-Abteilung Sizilien

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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