The Division z.b.V. 601 was formed 14 October 1944 in the Generalgouvernement (the parts of Poland that were occupied by Germany but not annexed by the it).


Generalleutnant Max von Hartlieb gennant Walsporn (26 Oct 1944 - ? Apr 1945)
Generalmajor Hermann Kruse (? Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

Poland (Oct 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Festungs-Regimentsstab z.b.V. 11
Sicherungs-Bataillon 1017
Zollgrenzschutz-Bataillon Grunewald
Polizei-Wach-Bataillon Krakau
Schutzmannschafts-Bataillon 209

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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