by Gareth Collins

Formed in November 1944 under the Kommandierender Admiral Deutsche Bucht (it was also designated 1. Marineschützenbrigade). It was formed for the coastal defence from Denmark to the Dutch border. In January 1945 it was re-designated 1. Marineinfanteriedivision and moved east under the control of Heeresgruppe Weichsel.

Kommandeur

Konteradmiral Hans Hartmann (07 Nov 1944-30 Jan 1945)

Subordinate Commands & Units

Marineschützenregiment 1
Marineschützenregiment 2
Marineschützenregiment 3
Marineschützenregiment 4

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins
Erich Gröner - Die Schiffe der deutschen Kriegsmarine und ihr Verbleib 1939-1945, J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, München (1976)
Hans H. Hildebrand - Die organisatorische Entwicklung der Marine nebst Stellenbesetzung 1848 bis 1945, Biblio-Verlag, Osnabrück (2000)
Hans H. Hildebrand & Ernest Henriot – Deutschlands Admirale 1849-1945, Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück (1989)
Hans H. Hildebrand, Albert Röhr & Hans-Otto Steinmetz – Die Deutschen Kriegsschiffe, Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Hamburg (1980)
Walter Lohmann & Hans H. Hildebrand – Die Deutsche Kriegsmarine, Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, Bad Nauheim (1956)

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