The 390. Sicherungs-Division was formed from 390. Feldausbildungs-Division in June 1944 and was sent to the front during the Soviet summer offensive. It was disbanded in December 1944 and elements were absorbed by 79. Volksgrenadier-Division.


Generalleutnant Hans Bergen (20 June 1944 - 10 Dec 1944)

Area of operations

Eastern front, central sector (June 1944 - July 1944)
Eastern front, northern sector (July 1944 - Dec 1944)

Holders of high awards

Holders of the Honor Roll Clasp of the Heer (1)
- Schummel, Stefan, 15.02.1945, Leutnant d.R., II./Sich.Rgt. 603
-- [note : = verst. Rgts.Grp. Sich.Rgt. 603 , also called Gren.Btl. 603 ; from ex III.(II.) Btl/603 (?)]

Order of battle

verstärkte Regimentsgruppe Sicherungs-Regiment 603
- 4 x Kompanie
Pionier-Kompanie 390
Nachrichten-Kompanie 390  

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

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