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The 19. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in October 1944 from 19. Grenadier-Division and saw action on the Western front until the end of the war.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Walter Wißmath (9 Oct 1944 - ? Feb 1945)
Generalmajor Karl Britzelmayr (23 Nov 1944 - 19 Mar 1945)
Oberstleutnant i.G. Heinz Querengässer (20 Mar 1945)
Generalmajor Karl Britzelmayr (21 Mar 1945 - 30 Apr 1945)

Area of operations

France (Oct 1944 - Jan 1945)
Southern Germany (Jan 1945 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 59
Grenadier-Regiment 73
Grenadier-Regiment 74
Artillerie-Regiment 119
Divisionseinheiten 119

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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