The Infanterie-Division Großgörschen (also 587. Volksgrenadier-Division) was formed in September 1944 as a Schatten-Division (Shadow-Division, used to reinforce other units or to be upgraded into a normal division). It was redesignated 257. Volksgrenadier-Division in October 1944.

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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