Part of the Thumbnail Histories of the Sturmartillerie and Sturmgeschütz Units of the Heer series
by John

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 184

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 10 Aug.1940:
----- Formed at the Sturmartillerieschule by the Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung at Zinna, near Jüterbog, in the district of Torgau,  Saxony, Wehrkreis XI.
First Commanding Officer: Major Steinkopf.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
Sep.1940..... Unit transferred to France as an occupation force.
Jan.1941..... Transferred to Kolmar., in the Warthgau.
Feb.1941..... Unit transferred to the Austrian / Yugoslav border.
*7 Feb.1941..... Reorganized and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 184.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 185

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 10 Aug.1940:
----- At Zinna, near Jüterbog, in the district of Torgau, in Saxony, Wehrkreis XI.
First Commanding Officer: Major Lieckfeld.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
Nov.1940..... Unit transferred to Braunsberg and Heiligenbeil, in East Prussia.
1 Jan.1941..... Attached to I. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe B.
*7 Feb.1941..... Reorganized and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 185.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 190

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 1 Oct.1940:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Oberstleutnant Haas-Joachim Haupt
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
15 Nov.1940..... Unit declared ready for action.
26 Nov.1940..... Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 190 was originally intended to be assigned to 1. Armee, Heeresgruppe D, serving in France at this time.
5 Jan.1941..... Transfer to France was cancelled and Sturmartillerie-Abt.190 was rerouted to Rumania.
15 Jan.1941..... Unit arrived in Balaci, Rumania.
*7 Feb.1941..... Reorganized and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 190.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 191

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 1 Oct.1940:
----- In the Artillerie-Lehr-Regiment, at the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Major Günther Hoffmann Schönborn
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
Jan.1941..... Sturmartillerie-Abt.191 was ordered transferred to Ploesti, in Rumania.
*7 Feb.1941..... Reorganized and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 191.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 192

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 25 Nov.1940:
----- At the “New Camp”, Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Hauptmann Erich Hammon.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
Nov.1940..... Shortly after activation the unit was ordered moved to Huta-Dambrova, Poland to complete its training.
*7 Feb.1941..... Reorganized and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 192.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 197

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 20 Nov.1940:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Major Hellmut Christ
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
Jan.1941..... Transferred to Brieg, in Silesia.
*7 Feb.1941..... Reorganized and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 197.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 203

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 3 Feb.1941:
----- At Zinna, near Jüterbog, in the district of Torgau, in Saxony, Wehrkreis XI.
First Commanding Officer: Major Krokosius.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmartillerie-Lehr-Abteilung – Jüterbog.

UNIT HISTORY:
3 Feb.1941..... Completed forming at Jüterbog, Wehrkreis III.
*07 Feb.1941..... Reorganized & renamed Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 203.

Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 204

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 10 Feb.1941:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III, with personnel coming from Wehrkreis VI, XI, and XVII.
First Commanding Officer: Major Erich Käppler
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- N/A.

UNIT HISTORY:
Feb.1941..... Formation, as Sturmartillerie-Abt.204, was never completed.
1 Mar.1941..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz-Abteilung 200.

Stab Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 600

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis unknown at this time.
Date of Formation: 24 Jul.1940:
----- Formed as an Abteilungsstab to provide support for StuG.Bttr.659, StuG.Bttr.660 and StuG.Bttr.666 which were parcelled out to various units serving on the Eastern Front.
First Commanding Officer: Unknown at this time.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Unknown at this time.

UNIT HISTORY:
24 Jul.1940..... Transfer of the unit from 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe C to the Eastern Frontier begins.
22 Feb.1941..... Unit attached to I. Armeekorps.
22 Jun.1941..... Stab Stu.Gesch.Abt.600, with attached StuG.Bttr.659, StuG.Bttr.660 and StuG.Bttr.666 were attached to II. Armeekorps, 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
19 Jul.1941..... Attached to II. Armeekorps, 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
31 Jul.1941..... Unit attached to I. Armeekorps.
20 Aug.1941..... Attached to I. Armeekorps, 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
29 Sep.1941..... Unit assigned to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps, 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
2 Oct.1941..... Stab Stu.Gesch.Abt.600 (now with StuG.Bttr.660 and StuG.Bttr.665) attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzer Gruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
27 Oct.1941..... Stab Stu.Gesch.Abt.600 (now with StuG.Bttr.660 and StuG.Bttr.665) attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzer Gruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Dec.1941..... Stab Stu.Gesch.Abt.600 (now with StuG.Bttr.660 and StuG.Bttr.665) attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzer Gruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
11 Jan.1942..... Stab Stu.Gesch.Abt.600 only attached to 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
28 Jan.1942..... Attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
9 Feb.1942..... Attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
18 Feb.1942..... Unit attached to XXXXI. Armeekorps, 9. Armee,
Heeresgruppe Mitte.
14 Mar.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.600 now formed from Sturmgeschütze-Batterie 660 [1.Bttr.], Sturmgeschütze-Batterie 665 [2.Bttr.] and Sturmgeschütze-Batterie 666 [3.Bttr.].
14 Mar.1942..... Upgraded and renamed Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung (Feld) 600.

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