The 545. Grenadier-Division was formed in July 1944 as a Sperr-Division and redesignated a Grenadier-Division soon after. It was redesignated 545. Volksgrenadier-Division in October 1944.


Generalmajor Otto Obenaus (? July 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Poland (July 1944 - Oct 1944)  

Holders of high awards

See 545. Volksgrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1085
Grenadier-Regiment 1086
Grenadier-Regiment 1087
Artillerie-Regiment 1545
Füsilier-Kompanie 545
Divisionseinheiten 1545

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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