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

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 107

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis unknown at this time.
Date of Formation: Mar.1945?
First Commanding Officer: Unknown at this time.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Unknown at this time.

UNIT HISTORY:
Mar.1945..... Reported to be serving with XIII SS-Korps, 1. Armee, Heeresgruppe G, before surrendering to the Americans in Northern Italy.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 177

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis XIII.
Date of Formation: 11 Aug.1941:
----- At Zinna, near Jüterbog, in the district of Torgau, in Saxony, Wehrkreis XI.
First Commanding Officer: Hauptmann Freiherr von Fahrenheim.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 300.

UNIT HISTORY:
6 Sep.1941..... Unit began movement to the Smolensk area of Russia by train.
10 Sep.1941..... Upon arrival, Stu.Gesch.Abt.177 was attached to XII Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, and was attached, at various times, to 34. Infanterie-Division, 98. Infanterie-Division and 19. Panzer-Division.
29 Sep.1941..... Assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to XII. Armeekorps, 4. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte, in the region of the Desna River.
24 Dec.1941..... Assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
3 Feb.1942..... Assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Mar.1942..... Transferred to Mogilev for refit, and later sent to Belgorod.
15 Mar.1942..... Assigned to 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
28 Mar.1942..... Assigned to 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
Jul.1942..... Attached to 168. Infanterie-Division, XXIX Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud, for the advance to Voronezh, northwest of Stalingrad.
Aug.1942..... Assigned to 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe B, situated north of Kalatsch on the Don River, which was advancing towards Stalingrad on the Volga.
06 Nov.1942..... Two batteries of Stu.Gesch.Abt.177 attached to XIV. Panzerkorps and one batterie attached to VIII. Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe B.
19 Nov.1942..... Unit attached to 14. Panzer-Division, LI. Armeekorps, south of Kletskaja, in a vain attempt to stop the Soviet encirclement of 6. Armee. Shortly after joining 14. Panzer-Division, Stu.Gesch.Abt.177 was re-assigned to 24. Panzer-Division, also of LI. Armeekorps, in the bitter fighting around Wertschtschj-Pesskowtka.
29 Nov.1942..... Attached to 44. Infanterie-Division, 6. Armee, during the severe battles around Barbukin.
9 Jan.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.177’s final gun was destroyed while fighting around the Kotluban Station and, later in the month, the last 40 men of the Abteilung went into captivity with the rest of 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe B.
16 Mar.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.177 was reformed at the Artillerieschule II, Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III, again with 3 batteries.
Apr.1943..... Transferred to the Orel-Bogen sector of the Eastern Front, Stu.Gesch.Abt.177 now came under the command of Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Jul.1943..... Attached to XXXXI. Panzerkorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, which was still fighting in the area around Orel.
15 Oct.1943..... Attached to IX. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Mitte
17 Nov.1943..... Attached to IX. Armeekorps, 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, fighting in vicinity of Vitebsk.
26 Jan.1944..... Attached to VI. Armeekorps.
*17 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 177.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 184

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- Formed by reorganizing and renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 184.
First Commanding Officer: Major Steinkoipf
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
Apr.1941.....  Attached to LI Armeekorps, 2. Armee, during the invasion of Yugoslavia.
Apr. to May 1941..... After the Balkan’s campaign, Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 was transferred to the Suwalki area of Poland by way of Austria and East Prussia.
22 Jun.1941..... Attached to VIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
31 Jul. to 04 Aug.1941..... Assigned to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
10 to 22 Aug.1941..... Attached to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Aug.1941..... Unit assigned to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.), Heeresgruppe Mitte (Reserve).
23 Aug. to 06 Sep.1941..... Attached to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Sep.1941..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 also spent some time assigned to 3. Panzergroup, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
10 Oct.1941..... Transferred to Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III, for refit – minus 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 serving with XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
19 Nov.1941..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 attached to XXVII. Armeekorps.
24 Dec.1941..... Minus some elements, Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 was again attached to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
3 to 14 Jan.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 transferred to Stu.Gesch.Abt.189. It was replaced by Sturmgeschütz-Batterie 666.
16 Jan.1942..... Unit transferred north to the Kholm area of Heeresgruppe Nord.
22 Jan. to 11 Feb.1942..... Stab and 2 batteries of Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 attached to XXXIX. Armeekorps (mot.), 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
24 Feb.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.184, with 3 batteries and another being rebuilt, attached to XXXIX. Armeekorps (mot.), 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
14 Mar. to 04 Apr.1942..... Unit, minus 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 which was attached to X. Armeekorps, assigned to XXXIX Armeekorps (mot.), 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
May 1942..... Unit still attached to XXXIX. Armeekorps (mot.), 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
15 Jun.1942.....
- Stab und 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 assigned to XXXIX Armeekorps (mot.).
- 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 attached to II. Armeekorps.
- 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 attached to X. Armeekorps, all with 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
9 Jul.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 attached to XXVIII. Armeekorps.
Jul.1942..... Unit attached to 30. Infanterie-Division, II. Armeekorps (trapped in the Demyansk Pocket), 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
Jan.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 received personnel reinforcements from Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 908. This unit had commenced forming at Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz on 10 Jan.1943 and was disbanded 21 Jan.1943.
Mar.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.184, along with the rest of the trapped II. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Nord, was evacuated from the Demyansk Pocket. Stu.Gesch.Abt.184 moved south to the Kholm area, where it stayed until the end of March.
Apr.1943..... Unit transferred to Haanja, in Estonia, for badly needed refitting.
25 Jun. 1943..... Returned to Heeresgruppe Nord and, again, attached to II. Armeekorps.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 16. Armee, Reserve, Heeresgruppe Nord.
10 Nov.1943..... Attached to 58. Infanterie-Division, L. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Nord.
Feb.1944..... Unit assigned to Armee-Abteilung Narwa, Heeresgruppe Nord.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 184.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 185

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- Formed by reorganizing & renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 185.
First Commanding Officer: Major Lieckfeld
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Unknown at this time.

UNIT HISTORY:
22 Feb.1941..... Attached to I. Armeekorps.
10 Apr.1941..... Unit attached to I. Armeekorps.
20 Jun.1941..... Attached to I. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
22 Jun.1941..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 attached to I. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
19 Jul.1941..... Unit attached to XXVI. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
20 Aug.1941..... Unit (minus 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 - attached to Kampfgruppe (KGrp.) “Friedrich”), attached to XXVI. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
1 Oct.1941..... Attached to XXXVIII. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
19 Nov.1941..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 attached to I. Armeekorps.
21 Nov.1941..... Unit attached to I. Armeekorps, 16. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
08 Dec.1941..... Attached to I. Armeekorps, now with 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
13 Dec.1941..... Attached to I. Armeekorps, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
02 to 12 Jan.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 assigned to 18. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Nord.
26 Jan.1942..... Assigned to 18. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Nord, minus one battery serving with XXVI Armeekorps, also of 18. Armee.
19 Jul.1942..... Unit (minus1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 attached to XXVIII. Armeekorps) assigned to Höhere-Artillerie-Kommandeur (Harko) 302, 18. Armee, Heeresgruppe Nord.
14 Aug.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 attached to L. Armeekorps.
Nov.1942..... Attached to LIX. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, battling in the area of Velikie Luki.
Mar. to May 1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 transferred to the Mogilev area of the Eastern Front for a badly needed refit.
Jun. to Jul.1943..... Attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, which was serving north of Kursk, around Orel.
22 Jan.1944..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 (minus 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.185) attached to XXXXI. Panzerkorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Jan.1944..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.185 attached to LV. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 185.

Notable members
Bodo Spranz (usually credited with 76 destroyed tanks but the exact number is unknown)

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 189

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis XIII.
Date of Formation: 10 Jul.1941:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Oberleutnant Ernst Hess.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 300.

UNIT HISTORY:
5 Aug.1941..... Initially moved to East Prussia, it was then sent to the Eastern Front and attached to IX. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
10 Aug. to 02 Sep.1941..... Unit attached to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Aug.1941..... Unit attached to XXXX. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Mitte (Reserve).
25 Sep.1941..... Unit attached to VIII. Armeekorps.
29 Sep.1941..... Unit spent time assigned to both 9. Armee and 3. Panzergroup, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
02 Oct.1941..... Attached to VIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
11 Oct.1941..... Unit attached to VIII. Armeekorps.
19 Nov.1941..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to XXVII. Armeekorps.
24 Dec 1941..... Unit assigned to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
28 Dec.1941..... Unit attached to XXVII. Armeekorps.
3 to 11 Jan.1942.....
- Stab und 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 assigned to 9. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Mitte.
- 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 assigned to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
- 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 assigned to XXVII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
11 Jan.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 (complete) attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, stationed in the Olenino area.
22 Jan.1942..... Unit attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, in the area around Olenino.
9 Feb.1942..... Unit (minus 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 serving with VI. Armeekorps) attached to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
18 Feb.1942..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to VI. Armeekorps,
8 Mar.1942.....
----- Stab and 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 assigned to 9. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Mitte.
----- 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to VI. Armeekorps, 9. Armee.
----- 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee.
7 Apr.1942..... Unit attached to XXXXVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
10 May 1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 assigned to 9. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Jul.1942..... Unit still assigned to 9. Armee (Reserve).
8 Aug.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to VI. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Aug.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to VI. Armeekorps.
24 Aug.1942..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to 6. Infanterie-Division, VI. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
26 Aug.1942..... Remainder of the unit attached to 6. Infanterie-Division, VI. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, stationed in the Rzhev salient.
19 Oct.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 attached to XXVIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
8 Nov.1942..... Unit attached to XXVII. Armeekorps.
22 Nov.1942..... Unit attached to XXVII. Armeekorps.
12 Dec.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 became an organic part of 78. Sturm-Division and remained with this unit until 29 Jul.1944.
Jun.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.189 (78. Sturm-Div.) attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Jul.1943..... Unit still attached to XXIII. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
*10 Jun.1944..... Renamed Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 189 (78. Sturm-Div.).

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 190

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- Formed by reorganizing & renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 190
First Commanding Officer: Oberstleutnant Reinhard Naether
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
5 Apr.1941..... Participated in the invasion of Greece under command of XXX Armeekorps, 2. Armee.
15 May 1941..... Ordered transferred from Athens to Rumania.
14 Jun.1941..... Arrived in Bucharest, Rumania.
19 Jun.1941..... Assigned to 11. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Sud.
22 Jun.1941..... Assigned to 11. Armee (Reserve), minus 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.190 which was attached to XI. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
13 Jul.1941..... Attached to XI. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud minus 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.190 which was attached to XXX. Armeekorps.
15 Sep.1941..... Attached to XXX. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
22 Sep.1941..... Attached to LIV. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud, minus 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.190 which was attached to XXX. Armeekorps.
12 Oct.194..... Unit attached to1 LIV. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
9 Apr.1942..... Attached to XXX. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
Apr. to May 1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.190 participated in the attack on Kertch in the Crimea.
6 to 30 Jun.1942..... Attached to LIV. Armeekorps, 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud, while attacking and finally conquering the fortress of Sevastopol, in the Crimea, on 30 Jun.1942.
Jul.1942..... Attached to 22. Infanterie-Division, LIV. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Sud.
2 to 22 Jul.1942..... Unit refitting in the Yalta area of the Crimea.
22 Jul.1942..... Unit transferred to 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, west of Kursk.
30 Jul,1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.190 in transit from 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
12 Jan.1943..... Assigned to Generalkommando z.b.V. “Cramer”, Heeresgruppe B, fighting near Kharkov.
20 Jan.1943..... Unit sent to refit and reorganize at Treuenbrietzen, Wehrkreis III.
2 Mar.1943.....  3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.190  attached to 168. Infanterie-Division, Generalkommando z.b.V. “Raus” (XI. Armeekorps), Armeeabteilung Kempf.
*1 Apr.1943..... Reorganized and redesignated leichte Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 190.

leichte Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 190

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis  unknown at this time.
Date of Formation: 1 Apr.1943:
----- Formed by reorganizing & renaming Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 190
First Commanding Officer: Hauptmann Heinz Wersig
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
23 Jun.1943..... leichte Stu.Gesch.Abt.190 returned to the Eastern Front.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to Heeresgruppe Mitte (Reserve).
14 Jul.1943..... Unit reached Karachev and was assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
12 Sep.1943..... Attached to XXVIII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
14 Nov.1943..... Unit attached to IX. Armeekorps, 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, and transferred to the Vitebsk-Nevel area of operations.
2 Nov.1943..... Attached to IX. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, fighting at Nevel.
*14 Jan.1944..... Reorganized and redesignated leichte Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 190.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 191

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- By reorganized and renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 191.
First Commanding Officer: Major Günther Hoffmann Schönborn
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
Mar.1941..... Began organizing, in early March, for transfer to Bulgaria in anticipation of taking part in Balkans operations.
Apr.1941..... Took part in the invasion of Greece under command of XVIII. Gebirgskorps, 12. Armee.
May 1941..... Unit transferred to Olmütz, Czechoslovakia, for refit.
22 Jun.1941..... Attached to III. Armeekorps (mot.), 1. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Sud.
13 Jul.1941..... Attached to LV. Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
19 Jul.1941..... Attached to LI. Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
Aug. to Sep.1941..... Assigned to 6. Armee, operating northwest of Kiev, Ukraine.
15 Sep.1941..... Attached to LI. Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to VII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
1 Dec.1941..... Attached to XX. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, operating in the Spas Demenskoye area of the Eastern Front.
3 Feb.1942..... Attached to 4. Armee (Reserve), minus one batterie assigned to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.).
End of Mar.1942..... Ordered transferred to Mogilev for refit.
1 Jun.1942..... Moved into the Kursk area.
4 Jun.1942..... Attached to VII. Armeekorps, 2. Hungarian Army, Armee-Gruppe “Weichs”.
4 Jul.1942..... Assigned to 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
Sep.1942..... Unit attached to III. Panzerkorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe A.
Jan.1943..... Assigned to 17. Armee operating in the Kuban Bridgehead.
Apr.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.191 ordered back to Kertsch for refit.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 17. Armee, Heeresgruppe A.
2 Jan.1944..... Assigned to 17. Armee, Heeresgruppe A in the Kertsch Bridgehead.
*28 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 191.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 192

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- By reorganizing and renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 192.
First Commanding Officer: Major Erich Hammon
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
28 May 1941..... Unit moved from its location, behind the Bug River, to a more forward area, near Janow Podlaski, and was attached to the 31. Infanterie-Division for reconnaissance work.
5 Mar.1941..... Attached to XXXXIV. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe B.
4 Jun.1941..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.192 attached to XII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
14 Jun.1941..... Attached to  XII. Armeekorps, 2. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte
22 Jun.1941..... Unit attached to  XII. Armeekorps, 2. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte
8 to 15 Jul.1941..... Attached to XXXXVII. Armeekorps (mot.), 2. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Sep.1941..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.192 attached to XIII. Armeekorps, 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
29 Sep.1941..... Assigned to 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to XIII. Armeekorps, 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Dec.1941..... Unit assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
3 Feb.1942..... Assigned to 4. Armee (Reserve), minus one batterie attached to XII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
Mar.1942..... The unit was transferred back to Germany and disbanded (see below).
Apr.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.192 and Sturmgeschütz-Batterie 640 were amalgamated and redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Abt.“Großdeutschland”.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 197

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- By reorganizing and renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 197.
First Commanding Officer: Major Hellmut Christ
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Unknown at this time.

UNIT HISTORY:
Feb.1941..... Unit transferred to Wehrkreis VIII.
Mid Mar.1941..... Unit moved to Ehringhausen, on the Yugoslavian border, in anticipation of the invasion of  the Balkans.
Apr.1941..... Attached to 132. Infanterie-Division, LI. Armeekorps, 2. Armee during the invasion of Yugoslavia.
7 May 1941..... Transferred to Glatz, in Wehrkreis VIII.
31 May 1941..... Transferred to Zamosc, in Poland.
22 Jun.1941..... Attached to XXXXVIII. Armeekorps (mot.), 1. Panzer Group, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
13 Jul.1941..... Attached to XXXXIV. Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
19 Jul.1941..... In transit to LV. Armeekorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
15 Sep.1941..... Attached to LV. Armeekorps, 17. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud minus one batterie attached to LII. Armeekorps of the same Armee and Heeresgruppe.
3 Nov.1941..... Attached to 24. Infanterie-Division, LIV. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Sud during the assaults on the Crimean bastion of Sevastopol.
Jul.1942..... Attached to VII. Armeekorps, 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe B for the initial attacks towards Voronezh on the Don river.
27 Aug.1942..... Attached to LIII. Armeekorps, 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte operating in the Orel area.
1 to 3 Oct.1942..... Assigned to 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
4 Oct.1942..... Assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, operating in the Spass-Demensk area.
Early Jan.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.197 transferred its equipment to Stu.Gesch.Abt.270 in preparation for its reorganization to a schwere (heavy) unit.
*15 Jan.1943..... Reorganized and redesignated schwere-Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 197.

Reference material on this unit
Karlheinz Münch - StuG.Abt. 197

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung (Feld) 200

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis X.
Date of Formation: Jul.1943:
----- Formed in Paris from Gepanzerte-Artillerie-Abteilung-West.
First Commanding Officer: Major Becker
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 400.

UNIT HISTORY:
Summer 1943..... Formed from Panzer-Artillerie-Abteilung-West, with four batteries, by Oberbefehlshaber “West”.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade (Feld) 200.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 201

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis XIII.
Date of Formation: 19 Mar.1941:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Major Heinz Huffmann
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
4 Jun.1941..... Attached to XII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Jun.1941..... Attached to XII. Armeekorps, 2. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
28 Aug.1941..... Unit attached to IX. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
29 Sep.1941..... Assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to XX. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Dec.1941..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.201 assigned to 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Early 1942..... Transferred to Borisov for refit.
Jun.1942..... Assigned to 2. Armee, operating to the west of Kursk.
Jul.1942..... Assigned to 11. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
23 Aug.1942..... Unit attached to XXIV. Panzerkorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe B to eliminate the Korotojak Bridgehead located in the 2. Hungarian Army sector.
18 Sep.1942..... Assigned to 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte operating in the Voronezh area of operations.
23 Nov.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.201 transferred to the Millerovo area to assist in defending the 8. Italian Army sector against possible Soviet attacks.
18 Dec.1942..... Attached to XXIV. Panzerkorps, 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe B.
27 Dec.1942..... Unit attached to 298. Infanterie-Division which was serving under II. Italian Corps, 8. Italian Army.
1 Feb.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.201 managed to escape the Russian encirclement at Stalingrad but, when the 8. Italian Army (whom they were assigned to as part of XXIV. Panzerkorps) was totally shattered in the next Soviet onslaught, the unit (now down to four assault guns) was forced to retreat a distance of 350kms and was disbanded shortly after reaching safe lines at Baruth, west of Rostov.
31 May 1943..... A second Stu.Gesch.Abt.201 was formed to replace the one lost during the retreat from Stalingrad.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to Oberbefehlshaber (OB) “Südost” in a reserve capacity.
16 Jul.1943..... Unit transferred to Southern Greece.
17 Jul.1943..... Stationed in Lepanto on the north side of the Gulf of Corinth.
Aug. to Sep.1943..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.201 stationed on the Greek island of Cephallonia.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 201.

Notable members
Freidrich Arnold (usually credited with 51 destroyed tanks but the exact number is unknown)
Johannes Kochanowski (usually credited with 55 destroyed tanks but the exact number is unknown)

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 202

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis XIII.
Date of Formation: 10 Sep.1941:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Major Dr. Hans Marder
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 300.

UNIT HISTORY:
Mid-Sep.1941..... Assigned to 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, where it participated in “Operation Typhoon”.
29 Sep.1941..... Assigned to 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Unit attached to IX. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Dec.1941..... Assigned to 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
1 Apr.1942..... Attached to LIII. Armeekorps, 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
12 to 16 Sep.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.202 assigned to 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
17 Sep.1942..... Assigned to 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
28 Nov.1942..... Assigned to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, operating in the Rzhev salient.
12 Jan.1943..... Unit attached to XXXIX. Panzerkorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte, and transferred to the area around Kharkov.
Early 1943..... Unit transferred south to the Kharkov area.
4 Jun.1943..... Assigned to 2. Armee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Mitte.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Sep. to Dec.1943..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.202 operating in the Kiev region.
early 1944..... Elements of the unit surrounded in the “Cherkassy Pocket.”
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 202.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 203

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis III.
Date of Formation: 7 Feb.1941:
----- By reorganizing & renaming Sturmartillerie-Abteilung 203.
First Commanding Officer: Major Krokosius.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
4 Jun.1941..... Attached to VII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Jun.1941..... Attached to VII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
8 to 23 Jul.1941..... Attached to  XXXXVII. Armeekorps (mot.), 2. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Jul.1941..... Attached to 137. Infanterie-Division, 4. Armee. Heeresgruppe Mitte.
25 Jul. to 23 Aug.1941..... Assigned to 2. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
7 Sep.1941..... Unit withdrawn from the front and sent to the rear for refit.
5 Oct.1941..... Attached to VII. Armeekorps, 4. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
18 Dec.1941..... Unit retreated west to the area of Borodino.
24 Dec.1941..... Assigned to 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
29 Dec.1941..... Attached to  IX. Armeekorps, 4. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
6 Jan.1942..... Attached to IX. Armeekorps, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
16 Jan.1942..... Attached to IX. Armeekorps, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Apr. to Jun.1942..... Unit was sent to Kostriza, near Borissov, for refit and, on 25 Jun.1942, was deemed combat ready.
3 Jul.1942..... Attached to III. Panzerkorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
7 Jul.1942..... Stu.Gesch.Abt.203 entered combat during the Battle for Kursk.
27 Sep.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.203 attached to III. Panzerkorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud
Oct.1942..... Unit participated it the Battle of Nalchik while assigned to 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
5 to 8 Jan.1943..... Attached to 17. Panzer-Division, LVII. Panzerkorps, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Don, in the attempt to free the encircled 6. Armee at Stalingrad.
2 Feb.1943..... Unit attached to LVII. Panzerkorps.
17 Feb.1943..... Unit retreated west to the area around Kharkov.
12 Mar.1943..... Unit attached to LVII. Panzerkorps, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
17 Mar.1943..... Unit attached to LVII. Panzerkorps, 4. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
31 Jul.1943..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.203 transferred to Altengrabow Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III , to form the cadre for Sturmgeschütz-Abt.278.
5 Jan.1944..... Attached to LII. Armeekorps, 8. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud stationed in the vicinity of Kirovograd.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 203.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 209

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis XIII.
Date of Formation: 2 Dec.1941:
----- At the Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Hauptmann Wilhelm Launhardt
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 300.

UNIT HISTORY:
Jan.1942..... Unit transferred to the Eastern Front.
7 Feb.1942..... One zug of Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to LIX. Armeekorps, 7. Armee, Heeresgruppe D.
18 Feb.1942..... 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to XXXXVI. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
8 Mar.1942..... 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to XXXXVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
15 Mar.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to LIX. Panzerkorps, 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
28 Mar.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to LIX. Panzerkorps, 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
7 Apr.1942..... 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to XXXXVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
15 Apr.1942..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to LIX. Panzerkorps.
Jul.1942..... Attached to LIX. Armeekorps, 3. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
8 Aug.1942..... 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 attached to VI Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
16 Sep.1942..... Stab and 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 arrive northwest of Rouen, France and are assigned to 15. Armee.
10 Oct.1942..... 2.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 arrives to join parent unit.
14 Oct.1942..... 3.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 arrives to join parent unit.
1 to 3 Nov.1942..... Unit is transferred back to the Rzhev sector of Heeresgruppe Mitte.
10 Nov.1942..... Attached to 19. Panzer-Division, 2. Panzerarmee (Reserve), Heeresgruppe Mitte, which was fighting near Bryansk.
Dec.1942..... Unit was transferred to the area west of Stalingrad.
14 to 20 Jan.1943..... Attached to 19. Panzer-Division, which was fighting with 8. Italian Army, Heeresgruppe B.
1 Mar.1943..... Portions of Stu.Gesch.Abt.209 were split and attached to 3. Panzer-Division and 19. Panzer-Division, III. Panzerkorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
17 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 209.

Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 210

Wehrkreis responsible for formation: Wehrkreis XIII.
Date of Formation: 10 Mar.1941:
----- At the “Old Camp” at Jüterbog Truppenübungsplatz, Wehrkreis III.
First Commanding Officer: Hauptmann Schlawe.
Replacement Units or Replacement & Training Units:
----- Sturmgeschütz-Ersatz [und Ausbildungs]-Abteilung 200.

UNIT HISTORY:
19 Jun.1941..... Attached to XX. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Jun.1941..... Attached to XX. Armeekorps, 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
31 Jul.1941..... Assigned to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
10 Aug. to 6 Sep.1941..... Attached to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.), 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
22 Aug.1941..... Unit attached to XXXX. Armeekorps (mot.), Heeresgruppe Mitte (Reserve).
29 Sep.1941..... Assigned to 9. Armee, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
2 Oct.1941..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
27 Oct.1941..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
11 Nov.1941..... 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.210 reported to have been fighting in the area of Klim, while attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
24 Dec.1941..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
11 Jan.1942..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
28 Jan.1942..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
09 Feb.1942..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
8 Mar.1942..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
15 Mar.1942..... Attached to LVI. Armeekorps (mot.), 3. Panzergruppe, Heeresgruppe Mitte.
Apr.1942..... Unit sent to the Minsk area for refit.
Jul.1942..... Unit transferred to the Stalino area and assigned to 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
3 Jul.1942..... Attached to IV. Armeekorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud
Sep.1942..... Attached to XXXXIV. Armeekorps, 17. Armee, Heeresgruppe A.
1 Oct.1942..... Unit (minus 1.Bttr./Stu.Gesch.Abt.210 attached to LVII. Panzerkorps) assigned to XXXXIV. Armeekorps, 17th Army, Heeresgruppe A.
4 Jul.1943..... Assigned to 6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
19 Dec.1943..... Attached to 257. Infanterie-Division, XXX. Armeekorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Sud.
*14 Feb.1944..... Redesignated Sturmgeschütz-Brigade 210.

Reference material on this unit
Florian Freiherr von und zu Aufsess - Kriegstagebuch eines Sturmartilleristen: Sturmgeschütz Abteilung 210, Sturmgeschütz Brigade 244
Albert Hame - Bildband: Der Sturmgeschützabt / Brig 210
Karlheinz Münch - StuG.Abt./Brig. 210

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