The 7. Fallschirmjäger-Division was formed at from Fallschirmjäger-Division Erdmann in October 1944 and fought at the Albert Canal and at Arnhem. It surrendered at Oldenburg at the end of the war.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Wolfgang Erdmann (9 Oct 1944 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

France (Oct 1944 - Dec 1944)
Netherlands & Germany (Dec 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 19
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 20
Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 21
Fallschirm-Granatwerfer-Abteilung 7
Fallschirm-Artillerie-Regiment 7
Fallschirm-Panzer-Jäger-Abteilung 7
Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon 7
Fallschirm-Flak-Abteilung 7
Fallschirm-Luftnachrichten-Abteilung 7
Fallschirm-Feldersatz-Bataillon 7

Notable members

Joseph Beuys (artist)

Sources used

Chris Ellis - 7th Flieger Division: Student's Fallschirmjäger Elite
James Lucas - Storming Eagles: German Airborne forces in World War II

Reference material on this unit

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