The 1. Fallschirm-Armee was formed as a training staff in March 1944 from the staff of the XI. Fliegerkorps. It was deployed to the Lower Rhine region in September 1944 for tactical employment as an army headquarters. The staff was also known as Armeegruppe Student while commanding the 15. Armee and Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Niederlande between 30 October 1944 and 10 November 1944.

Commanders

Generaloberst Kurt Student (1 Mar 1944 - 4 Nov 1944)
General der Fallschirmtruppe Alfred Schlemm (4 Nov 1944 - 28 Mar 1945)
General der Infanterie Günther Blumentritt (28 Mar 1945 - 10 Apr 1945)
Generaloberst Kurt Student (10 Apr 1945 - 28 Apr 1945)
General der Infanterie Erich Straube (28 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Chiefs of Staff

Generalleutnant Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Erdmann (1 May 1944 - 20 Aug 1944)
Oberst Walter Reinhard (15 Sep 1944 - Nov 1944)
Oberst Ernst Ernst Kusserow (Nov 1944 - 8 May 1945)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberstleutnant Berlin (? - ?)
Major Arnold von Roon (17 Jan 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

Low countries & Germany (Sep 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle (16 Sep 1944)

LXXXVIII. Armeekorps
- 719. Infanterie-Division
- 85. Infanterie-Division + 84. Infanterie-Division (remnants) & 89. Infanterie-Division (remnants)
- 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- Division Nr. 176
- 353. Infanterie-Division (remnants)

Order of battle (28 Sep 1944)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- XII. SS-Armeekorps
- Kampfgruppe 116. Panzer-Division
- Kampfgruppe 9. Panzer-Division
- Division Nr. 526
II. SS-Panzerkorps
- 9. SS-Panzer-Division “Hohenstaufen”
- 10. SS-Panzer-Division “Frundsberg”
- Kampfgruppe 3. Fallschirmjäger-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- Division Nr. 406
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
- Division Nr. 190
- 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- Panzer-Brigade 108
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- Kampfgruppe Walter (Panzer-Brigade 107)
- Division Nr. 180
- Division Nr. 176

Order of battle (13 Oct 1944)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- Division Nr. 526
XII. SS-Armeekorps
- 363. Volks-Grenadier-Division
II. SS-Panzerkorps
- 9. Panzer-Division
- Kampfgruppe 9. SS-Panzer-Division “Hohenstaufen”
- Kampfgruppe 10. SS-Panzer-Division “Frundsberg”
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- Division Nr. 406
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
- Division Nr. 190
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- Kampfgruppe Walter (Panzer-Brigade 107)
- Division Nr. 180
- Division Nr. 176

Order of battle (5 Nov 1944)

II. SS-Panzerkorps
- 363. Volks-Grenadier-Division
- 10. SS-Panzer-Division “Frundsberg” (less 1 Regiment)
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
- 190. Infanterie-Division

Order of battle (26 Nov 1944)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- Kampfgruppe 85. Infanterie-Division
- LXVIII. Armeekorps
- 363. Volks-Grenadier-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
- 190. Infanterie-Division
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division (Erdmann)
- 180. Infanterie-Division
- Division z.b.V. 606

Order of battle (31 Dec 1944)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- Korps Feldt
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
- 180. Infanterie-Division
- 190. Infanterie-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- Division z.b.V. 606

Order of battle (21 Jan 1945)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- Korps Feldt
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
- 180. Infanterie-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- 190. Infanterie-Division
- Division z.b.V. 606

Order of battle (19 Feb 1945)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- Korps Feldt
- LXIII. Armeekorps
- Panzer-Lehr-Division
XXXXVII. Panzerkorps
- 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 116. Panzer-Division + Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- 15. Panzer-Grenadier-Division
- 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 180. Infanterie-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- 190. Infanterie-Division
- 8. Fallschirmjäger-Division

Order of battle (1 Mar 1945)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- Korps Feldt
- 15. Panzer-Grenadier-Division
- 180. Infanterie-Division
- Panzer-Brigade 106 (in transit)
XXXXVII. Panzerkorps
- 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 116. Panzer-Division
- 84. Infanterie-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- 8. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division (part)
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- 190. Infanterie-Division
LXIII. Armeekorps
- Division z.b.V. 406 + 176. Infanterie-Division (remnants)

Order of battle (31 Mar 1945)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- 190. Infanterie-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 15. Panzer-Grenadier-Division
- 8. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- Kampfgruppe 84. Infanterie-Division
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- Kampfgruppe Karst
- Kampfgruppe Thomas
XXXXVII. Panzerkorps
- 116. Panzer-Division
- Kampfgruppe Knaust
- 180. Infanterie-Division
LXIII. Armeekorps
- Infanterie-Division “Hamburg”
- 2. Fallschirmjäger-Division

Order of battle (12 Apr 1945)

II. Fallschirm-Korps
- 8. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division + 346. Infanterie-Division (part)
- 245. Infanterie-Division (remnants)
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- Panzer-Grenadier-Einsatz-Brigade “Großdeutschland”
- Division Nr. 471 + 490. Infanterie-Division (part)
- Schatten-Division 325
- 15. Panzer-Grenadier-Division

Order of battle (25 Apr 1945)

At the disposal of the 1. Fallschirm-Armee
- 8. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- Seekommandant Ostfriesland
LXXXVI. Armeekorps
- 471. Infanterie-Division
- 490. Infanterie-Division
II. Fallschirm-Korps
- 6. Fallschirmjäger-Division
- 346. Infanterie-Division

Sources used

Research by Shawn Bohannon
James Lucas - Storming Eagles: German Airborne forces in World War II

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