The 46. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed from 46. Infanterie-Division in March 1945. It was captured by the Red Army at Deutsch-Brod.


Generalleutnant Erich Reuter (? Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

Hungary & Czechoslovakia (Mar 1945 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 42
Grenadier-Regiment 72
Grenadier-Regiment 97
Artillerie-Regiment 115
Divisionseinheiten 46

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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