The 183. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in September 1944 from 564. Volksgrenadier-Division. It fought on the Western Front at, among other places, the Siegfried Line, Aachen and the Roer River before being captured in the Ruhr pocket.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Wolfgang Lange (? Sep 1944 - 25 Feb 1945)
Generalmajor Heinrich Warrelmann (25 Feb 1945 - ? Mar 1945)
Oberst Ulms (?) (Mar 1945)
Oberst Gerhard Wilck (Mar 1945)
Generalmajor Heinrich Warrelmann (? Mar 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Major Japs (15 Sep 1944-Apr 1945)

Area of operations

Western Germany (Sep 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 330
Grenadier-Regiment 343
Grenadier-Regiment 351
Füsilier-Bataillon 183
Artillerie-Regiment 219
Pionier-Bataillon 219
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 219
Nachrichten-Abteilung 219
Feldersatz-Bataillon 219
Versorgungseinheiten 219

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
Kurt Mehner - Die Deutsche Wehrmacht 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

Ernst Schnabel - Weg und Schicksal der 183. Infanterie Division: Geschichte der fränkisch-sudetendeutschen 183. Infanterie Division, Divisionsgruppe 183 in der Korps-Abteilung C, 183. Volks Grenadier Division 1939-1945

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