The 562. Grenadier-Division was formed in July 1944 from Grenadier-Division Ostpreußen 2 and was redesignated 562. Volksgrenadier-Division in September 1944.

Commanders

Generalmajor Johannes-Oskar Brauer (20 July 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Poland (July 1944 - Oct 1944)

Holders of high awards

See 562. Volksgrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1144
Grenadier-Regiment 1145
Artillerie-Regiment 1562
Divisionseinheiten 1562

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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