The 563. Grenadier-Division was formed in July 1944 from Grenadier-Lehr-Division and was redesignated 563. Volksgrenadier-Division in September 1944.


Generalmajor Ferdinand Brühl (3 Aug 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Eastern front, northern sector (Aug 1944 - Oct 1944)

Holders of high awards

See 563. Volksgrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1147
Grenadier-Regiment 1148
Grenadier-Regiment 1149
Artillerie-Regiment 1563
Divisionseinheiten 1563

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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