The Festungs-Division Danzig was formed in Danzig in January 1945 and surrendered to the Soviet Red Army on 28 March.

Commanders

Generalmajor Walter Freytag (? Jan 1945 - 28 Mar 1945)

Area of operations

Danzig (Jan 1945 - Mar 1945)

Order of battle

Kampfgruppe Freytag
4 x Grenadier-Bataillon
2 x Alarm-Bataillon
Festungs-Abschnitt Nord
Festungs-Unterabschnitt Nordwest
Festungs-Unterabschnitt Küste
Festungs-Unterabschnitt West
Festungs-Unterabschnitt Ost

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

Tony Le Tissier & Egbert Kieser - Prussian Apocalypse: The Fall of Danzig 1945

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