The 276. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in September 1944 from the partially formed 580. Volksgrenadier-Division. It was transferred to the Western Front in December fighting the the Battle of the Bulge losing two thousand men, including its commander Generalleutnant Kurt Möhring, in the fighting. It fought the US forces north of Luxembourg and at the Rhine with the last surviving elements being destroyed in March 1945.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Kurt Möhring (4 Sep 1944 - 18 Dec 1944)
Generalmajor Hugo Dempwolff (18 Dec 1944 - ? Mar 1945)
Oberst Werner Wagner (? Mar 1945 - ? Mar 1945)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Major Jürgen Wittmann (25 Sep 1944 - 15 Jan 1945)
Major Robert Erbe (1 Feb 1945 - Mar 1945)

Area of operations

Poland (Sep 1944 - Dec 1944)
Luxembourg (Dec 1944 - Mar 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 986
Grenadier-Regiment 987
Grenadier-Regiment 988
Füsilier-Kompanie 276
Artillerie-Regiment 276
Pionier-Bataillon 276
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 276
Nachrichten-Abteilung 276
Versorgungseinheiten 276

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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