The 543. Grenadier-Division was formed in July 1944 at Truppenübungsplatz Münsingen from Infanterie-Division Münsingen as a Sperr-Division and redesignated a Grenadier-Division soon after. It was absorbed by 78. Sturm-Division in July 1944.


Generalleutnant Karl Löwrick (23 July 1944 - 12 Aug 1944)

Area of operations

Germany (July 1944)

Order of battle

1079. Grenadier-Regiment
1080. Grenadier-Regiment
1081. Grenadier-Regiment
1543. Artillerie-Regiment
1543. Panzerjäger-Bataillon
1543. Füsilier-Bataillon
1543. Nachrichten-Bataillon
1543. Pionier-Bataillon

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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