Part of the "15 November 1942 - The calm before the storm series" by John Mulholland

OBERBEFEHLSHABER des ERSATZHEERES:
Generaloberst Fritz Fromm

Wehrkreis 01: Gen.d.Art. Peter Weyer
HQ: Konigsberg
388. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. I
* Sept. 1942 – formed to supply training functions to HGrp. Nord.
141. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. I
* Oct. 1942 – under command of LXI (61) Reserve Korps at Stolpce in Ostland.
151. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. I
* Sept. 1942 – sent to Lithuania.
Div.Nr.401 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. I
Div.Nr.461 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. I

Wehrkreis 02: Gen.d.Inf. Werner Kienitz
HQ: Stettin
338. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. II
Div.Nr.152 * Formed: Nov. 1939 – Wkr. II
* Sept. 1942 – transferred to Graudenz, Wkr. XX
Div.Nr.192 * Formed June 1940 – Wkr. II
* Sept. 1942 – transferred to Gnesen, Wkr. XXI
Div.Nr.402 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. II

Wehrkreis 03: Gen.d.Kav. Franz Freiherr von Dalwigk zu Lichenfels
HQ: Berlin
386. Infanterie-Div. (mot.) * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. III
Ersatz-Brigade “Großdeutschland” * Formed June 1942.
153. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. III
* Sept. 1942 – transferred to the Crimea.
143. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. III
* Sept. 1942 – under command of LXII (62) Reserve Korps while stationed at Luck in the N.W. Ukraine.
Pz.Div.Nr.233 * Formed July 1942. – Wkr. III
Div.Nr.463 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. III

Wehrkreis 04: Gen.d.Inf. Walter Schroth
HQ: Dresden
Fld-Ers.Div. “A” * Formed: Aug. 1941 – Wkr. IV.
154. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IV
* Sept. 1942 – transferred to the Generalgouverment, Poland.
174. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IV
* Sept. 1942 – transferred to the Generalgouverment, Poland.
Div.Nr.404 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IV
Div.Nr.464 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IV
Div.Stb.z.b.V.431 * Formed Oct. 1939 – Wkr. IV

Wehrkreis 05: Gen.d.Inf. Erwin Oßwald
HQ: Stuttgart
344. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. V
165. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. V
* Oct. 1942 – transferred to Vlissingen, Holland.
Div.Nr.155 (mot.) * Formed: May 1942 – Wkr. V
Div.Nr.405 * Formed: Oct. 1942 – Wkr. V
* Oct. 1942 – transferred to Strasbourg, France.
Div.Nr.465 * Formed: Sep. 1942 – Epinal, France.

Wehrkreis 06: Gen.d.Inf. Gerhard Glokke
HQ: Munster
326. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. VI
156. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VI/XX
Div.Nr.526 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. VI
Div.Stb.z.b.V.406 * Formed: Oct. 1939 – Wkr. VI

Wehrkreis 07: Gen.d.Art. Edmund Wachenfeld
HQ: Munich
147. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VII
* Nov. 1942 – under command of LXII Reserve Korps serving in the Ukraine.
157. Reserve-Geb.Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VII
* Oct. 1942 – transferred to France.
Div.Nr.407 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VII
Div.Nr.467 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VII

Wehrkreis 08: Gen.d.Kav. Rudolf Koch-Erpach
HQ: Breslau
148. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VIII
158. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VIII
Div.Nr.178 (mot.) * Formed: Apr. 1942 – Wkr. VIII
Div.Nr.408 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VIII
* Oct. 1942 – stationed in Lorraine, France.
Div.Nr.432 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. VIII

Wehrkreis 09: Gen.d.Inf. Paul Otto
HQ: Kassel
345. Infanterie-Div. (mot.) * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. IX
346. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IX
382. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IX
* Sept. 1942 – formed to supply training functions to HGrp.”B”.
189. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. IX
* Oct. 1942 – stationed in France.
159. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. IX
* Oct. 1942 – stationed in France.
Div.Nr.179 (mot.) * Formed: Apr. 1942 – Wkr. IX
Div.Nr.409 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. IX
Div.Stb.z.b.V.429 * Formed: Oct. 1939 – Wkr. IX

Wehrkreis 10: Gen.d.Inf. Siegfried Raschick
HQ: Hamburg
Div.Nr.160 * Formed: Nov. 1939 – Wkr. X
* June 1940 – stationed in Denmark.
Div.Nr. 180 * Formed: Dec. 1939 – Wkr. X
Div.Nr. 190 * Formed: June 1940 – Wkr. X
Div.Stb.z.b.V.410 * Formed: Oct. 1939 – Wkr. X

Wehrkreis 11: Gen.d.Inf. Wolfgang Muff
HQ: Hanover
347. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XI
390. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. XI
* Sept. 1942 – formed to supply training functions to HGrp. Mitte.
191. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. XI
* Sept. 1942 – transferred to Belgium.
171. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XI
* Oct. 1942 – transferred to Holland.
Div.Nr.471 * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. XI
Div.Stb.z.b.V.411 * Formed: Oct. 1939 – Wkr. XI

Wehrkreis 12: Gen.d.Inf. Albert Steppuhn
HQ: Weisbaden
27. Panzer Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XII
348. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XII
391. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed Aug. 1942 – Wkr. XII
* Aug. 1942 – formed to supply training functions to HGrp. Mitte.
Div.Nr.172 * Formed: Dec. 1939 – Wkr. XII
Div.Nr.462 * Formed: Oct.1942 – Nancy, France.

Wehrkreis 13: Gen.d.Inf. Mauritz von Wiktorin
HQ: Nuremburg
343. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XIII
334. Infanterie-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. XIII
Div.Nr.173 * Formed: Dec. 1939 – Wkr. XIII
Div.Nr.193 * Formed: Dec. 1939 – Wkr. XIII
* Oct. 1942 – stationed in Prague – Wkr. “Bohemia-Moravia”
Div.Stb.z.b.V.413 * Formed: Oct. 1939 – Wkr. XIII

Wehrkreis 17: Gen.d.Art. Alfred Streccius
HQ: Vienna
187. Reserve-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XVII
* Oct. 1942 – transferred to Croatia, in the Balkans.
Div.Nr.177 * Formed: Dec.1939 – Wkr, XVII
* Oct. 1942 - Gren.Ers.u.Ausb.Regt.131 + Art.Ers.u.Ausb.Regt.44 transferred to Wkr. “Bohemia-Moravia”.
Div.Nr.487 * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. XVII
Div.Stb.z.b.V.417 * Formed: Oct. 1939 – Wkr. XVII

Wehrkreis 18: Gen.d.Inf. Hubert Schaller-Kalide
HQ: Salzburg
381. Fld.Trg.Div. * Formed: Sept. 1942 - Wkr. XVIII
* Sept. 1942 – formed to supply training functions to HGrp. “A”.
Div.Nr.188 * Formed: Dec. 1939 – Wkr. XVIII

Wehrkreis 20: Gen.d.Inf. Max Bock
HQ: Danzig
*No Ersatzheer units formed in this Wehrkreis.

Wehrkreis 21: Gen.d.Art. Walter Petzel
HQ: Posen
*No Ersatzheer units formed in this Wehrkreis.

Wehrkreis “Bohemia – Moravia”: none ??
HQ: Prague
*No Ersatzheer units formed in this Wehrkreis.

Wehrkreis GG: Gen.d.Inf. Siegfried Hänicke
HQ: Warsaw
*No Ersatzheer units formed in this Wehrkreis.


Units formed outside of the Wehrkreise during late 1942:
8. SS-Kavallerie-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
SS-PzGR.-Div. "LAH" * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
SS-PzGR.-Div. "Das Reich" * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
SS-PzGR.-Div. "Totenkopf" * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
1. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
2. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
3. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
4. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
6. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Sep. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
8. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
5. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
7. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
9. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
11. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
12. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
15. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Oct. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
13. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
10. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
14. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. n/a
17. Luft.Feld-Div. * Formed: Nov. 1942 - Wkr. n/a

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