The 361. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in September 1944 from the partially formed 569. Volksgrenadier-Division. It saw action at Arnhem and Saar before being absorbed by 559. Volksgrenadier-Division in January 1945.


Generalmajor Alfred Philippi (1 Sep 1944 - ? Jan 1945)

Area of operations

Netherlands & Western Germany (Sep 1944 - Jan 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 951
Grenadier-Regiment 952
Grenadier-Regiment 953
Artillerie-Regiment 361
Divisionseinheiten 361

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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