Part of the The German Mobilization and Welle (Wave) System 1939-1945 series.
by John Mulholland

33.Welle (Wave)

Mobilized – January 1945. [Auffrischungsdivisionen – to be ready for combat from Mar. 1945 onwards.]

48. Infanterie-Div.
83. Infanterie-Div.
85. Infanterie-Div.
[Renamed Infanterie-Div. “Potsdam”]
106. Infanterie-Div.
[Renumbered from 708. Infanterie-Div.]
189. Infanterie-Div.
245. Infanterie-Div.
264. Infanterie-Div.
275. Infanterie-Div.
[Disbanded in Feb. 1945]
716. Infanterie-Div.
361. VG Division
553. VG Division

34.Welle (Wave)

Mobilized – February 1945.

Schattendivision "Hannover" * Formed: 07 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. II
[10 Mar. 1945: Used to reform the 547.VG Div.]
Schattendivision "Dresden" * Formed: 07 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. IV
[10 Mar. 1945: Used to reform the 6.VG Div.]
Schattendivision "Donau" * Formed: 18 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. XVII/XIII/VII
[12 Apr. 1945: Integrated into 26.VG Div. and 413.Inf.Div.]
Jäger-Div."Alpen" * Formed: 25 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. VII/XVIII

35.Welle (Wave)

Mobilized – April 1945. [Reich Labour Service divisions, School troops, Staffs & cadres]

Infanterie-Div. "Schlageter" (1.RAD-Div.) * Formed: 31 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X
[Formed from Stab 299 Infanterie-Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Friedrich L. Jahn" (2.RAD-Div.) * Formed: 31 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. III
[Formed from Stab 251 Infanterie-Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Theodor Körner" (3.RAD-Div.) * Formed: 04 Apr. 1945 - Wkr. III
[Formed from Stab 215 Infanterie-Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Güstrow" (4.RAD-Div.) * Formed: 29 Apr. 1945 - Wkr. II
[Formed from Stabs 131 VG Div. – 563 VG Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Potsdam" * Formed: 29 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. III
[Formed from Stab 85 Infanterie-Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Scharnhorst" * Formed: 30 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. XI
[Formed from Stabs 167 VG Div. – 340 VG Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Ulrich von Hutten" * Formed: 30 Mar. 1945 - Wkr. IV
[Formed from Stabs 18 VG Div. – 56 Inf.Div. – 190 Inf.Div.]
Infanterie-Div. "Ferdinand von Schill" * Formed: 24 Apr. 1945 - Wkr. XI
[Formed from school cadres]

Divisions formed outside of the Welle system from 1 January until the end of the war


"Holstein" (144) Panzer Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. III
"Döberitz" Panzer Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. III
"Jüterbog" Panzer Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. III
"Schlesien" Panzer Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. III
232. Panzer Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. VIII/XVII
"Müncheberg" Panzer Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. III
"Feldherrenhalle 2" Panzer Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. XX
"Clausewitz" Panzer Div. * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
233. Panzer Div. * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. III

Führer-Gren.Div. * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. III
Führer-Begleit-Division * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. III
"Kurmark" PzGR.Div. * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. III

33. Waffen-Gren-Div.d.SS * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
32. SS-Waffen-Gren-Div. * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
34. SS-Freiwillegen-Gren-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
35. SS-Polizei-Gren-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
29. Waffen-Gren-Div.d.SS * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
30. Waffen-Gren-Div.d.SS * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
33. Waffen-Gren-Div.d.SS * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
36. Waffen-Gren-Div.d.SS * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
37. SS-Kavallerie-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
2. Kosaken-Kavallerie-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
3. Kosaken-Kavallerie-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
38. Waffen-Gren-Div.d.SS * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
38. SS-Gren-Div. * Formed:  Apr. 1945 - Wkr. n/a
1. Kosaken-Kavallerie-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1945 - Wkr. n/a

3. Kavallerie-Division * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. X
4. Kavallerie-Division * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. X

303. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. III
[Inf.Div. "Döberitz" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. IV]
41. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. VIII
281. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. II
309. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. VIII
[From Inf.Div. "Berlin" * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. III]
155. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. VII
324. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X
[From Inf.Div. "Hamburg" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X]
160. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X
166. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. VI
325. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
[From Inf.Div. "Jütland" (II) * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown]
328. Infanterie-Div.(2) * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. II
[From Inf.Div. "Seeland" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X]
156. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. II/III
154. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. IV
650. Infanterie-Div.(russ.) * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. V
182. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. XVII
606. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. V
158. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. VIII
700. Infanterie-Div.(russ.) * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. V

Division von Witzleben * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Division 805 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. V
Division 905 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. V
Division Bärwalde * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. II
Division Köslin * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. II
Division Märkisch Friedland * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. II
Division Woldenberg * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. II
Division Deneke * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. XI
Division Raegener * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Division Matterstock * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Division Pommernland * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. II

Inf.Div. "Danzig" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Inf.Div. "Döberitz" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. IV
Inf.Div. "Berlin" * Formed: Feb.   1945 - Wkr. III
Inf.Div. "Kurland" * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. I
Inf.Div. "Hamburg" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X
Inf.Div. "Jütland" (II) * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Inf.Div. "Seeland" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X
Inf.Div. "Groß-Berlin" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. III
Inf.Div. "Ernst Moritz Arndt" * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown

22. VG Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. X
46. VG Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. XIII
347. VG Div. * Formed: May 1945 - Wkr. XI

8. Gebirgs-Div. * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. VII
9. (a) Gebirgs-Div.(Nord) * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
9. (b) Gebirgs-Div.(Ost) * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
"Steiermark" Gebirgs-Div. * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown

Festungsdivision "Danzig" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Festungsdivision "Frankfurt/Oder" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Festungsdivision "Gotenhafen" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Festungsdivision "Swinemünde" * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Festungsdivision "Stettin" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Festungsdivision "Warschau" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown

Fld.Trg.Div."Kurland" * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. I
149. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. VI
150. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. VI
151. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. XII
152. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. V
156. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. II/III
158. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. VIII

Div.Stab z.b.V.609 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. IV
Div.Stab z.b.V.610 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. IX
Div.Stab z.b.V.611 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. II
Div.Stab z.b.V.612 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. X
Div.Stab z.b.V.613 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Div.Stab z.b.V.614 * Formed: Jan. 1945 - Wkr. X
Div.Stab z.b.V.615 * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. III
Div.Stab z.b.V. "L" * Formed: Feb. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Div.Stab z.b.V. "M" * Formed: Mar. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Div.Stab z.b.V.616 * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Div.Stab z.b.V.617 * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Div.Stab z.b.V.618 * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown
Div.Stab z.b.V.619 * Formed: Apr. 1945 - Wkr. Unknown

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