The 143. Reserve-Division was formed in April 1942 from Division Nr. 143. It was transferred to the Ukraine in October 1942 and was disbanded in December 1943.


Generalleutnant Paul Stöwer (18 Sep 1942 - 21 Dec 1943)

Area of operations

Germany (Sep 1942 - Oct 1942)
Ukraine (Oct 1942 - Dec 1943)

Order of battle

Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 68
Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 76
Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 208
Reserve-Artillerie-Abteilung 257
Reserve-Pionier-Bataillon 68

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
Samuel W. Mitcham Jr - Hitler's Legions: The German Army Order of Battle World War II
George F. Nafziger - The German Order of Battle: Infantry in World War II
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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