The 167. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in October 1944 in Hungary from the partially formed 585. Volksgrenadier-Division and the surviving elements of the disbanded 17. Luftwaffe-Feld-Division.
After training in Slovakia it was sent to Belgium in December taking part in the Battle of the Bulge. It suffered very heavy losses against the US 3rd Army during the fighting at the West Wall, the remaining elements were destroyed in the Ruhr pocket in April 1945.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Hanskurt Höcker (? Oct 1944 - ? Apr 1945)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberstleutnant Bruno von Siebert (1 Nov 1944-1945)

Area of operations

Hungary (? Oct 1944 - ? Nov 1944)
Slovakia (? Nov 1944 - ? Dec 1944)
Ardennes (? Dec 1944 - ? Jan 1945)
Western Germany (? Jan 1945 - ? Apr 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 331
Grenadier-Regiment 339
Grenadier-Regiment 387
Füsilier-Kompanie 167
Artillerie-Regiment 167
Pionier-Bataillon 167
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 167
Nachrichten-Abteilung 167
Feldersatz-Bataillon 167
Versorgungseinheiten 167

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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