The 6. Grenadier-Division was formed on 25 July 1944 at Sennelager from the partially formed 552. Grenadier-Division and the remnants of the destroyed 6. Infanterie-Division. It was redesignated 6. Volksgrenadier-Division on 9 October 1944.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Otto-Hermann Brücker (25 July 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Major Johann Heitzmann (25 July 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Eastern front, southern sector (July 1944 - Oct 1944)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 18
Grenadier-Regiment 37
Grenadier-Regiment 58
Füsilier-Kompanie 6
Artillerie-Regiment 6
Pionier-Kompanie 6
Nachrichten-Abteilung 6
Divisions-Kampfschule 6
Versorgungseinheiten 6

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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