The 155. Reserve-Panzer-Division was formed by the redesignation of Panzer-Division Nr. 155 in August 1943 and was stationed in France, first in Rennes and later in Nimes. It was used to strengthen 9. Panzer-Division in April 1944 with the exception of Reserve Panzer Abteilung 7 that was used to form Panzer-Brigade Norwegen.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Franz Landgraf (01 Aug 1943 - 23 Aug 1943)
Generalmajor Kurt von Jesser (24 Aug 1943 - 06 Sep 1943) m.d.F.b.
Generalleutnant Franz Landgraf (07 Sep 1943 - 30 Sep 1943)
Generalleutnant Max Fremerey (01 Oct 1943 - 30 Apr 1944)

Area of operations

France (Aug 1943 - Apr 1944)

Order of battle

Reserve Panzer Abteilung 7
Reserve Panzer Grenadier Regiment 5
Reserve Grenadier Regiment (mot) 25
Reserve Artillerie Abteilung (mot) 260
Reserve Aufklärungs Abteilung (mot) 9
Reserve Panzerjäger Abteilung 5
Reserve Panzer Nachrichten Kompanie 1055
Reserve Panzer Versorgungstruppen

Sources used

Microfilm Publication A-3356, German Officer Personnel files, NARA
RKT & DKiGT karteikarten, BA/MA
Dermot Bradley, Karl-Friedrich Hildebrand, Markus Rövekamp - Die Generale des Heeres 1921-1945
François de Lannoy & Josef Charita - Panzertruppen: German armored troops 1935-1945
Wolf Keilig - Die Generale des Heeres
Andris Kursietis - Die Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
Kurt Mehner - Die Deutsche Wehrmacht 1939-1945: Führung und Truppe
Samuel W. Mitcham Jr - The Panzer Legions: A guide to the German Army Tank Divisions of WWII and Their Commanders
Peter Schmitz, Klaus-Jürgen Thies, Günter Wegmann & Christian Zweng - Die deutschen Divisionen 1939-1945 (4 Vol)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
Günther Wegmann - Die Ritterkreuzträger der Deutschen Wehrmacht, Teil VIII a: Panzertruppe, Band 1
Günter Wegmann & Christian Zweng - Formationsgeschichte u. Stellenbesetzung der deutschen Streitkräfte, 1815-1990, Teile IV, Abt. 1:  Die Dienststellen, Kommandobehörden u. Truppenteile des Heeres, Oct.35-May.45

Reference material on this unit

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