Listed below is all that is known about the composition of LXXXVI Korps. Please let me know of any further information, including the commanders of any units, and also the size of formations and their casualties. webmaster@extraplan.demon.co.uk

 

Korps HQ

Commander : General Hans von Obstfelder

 

 

Kampfgruppe 'Walther'

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment von Hoffmann

English name : Parachute Regiment von Hoffmann

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 900

 

FlaK, (4 x 20L113 FL Vierling)

 

Panzerjäger Kompanie

English name : Anti-Tank Company

Armament : 11 x 75L46 PaK 40

 

Luftwaffe Ersatz Abteilung

Strength: 400

 

 

Division 'Erdmann'

 

Divisional HQ

Commander : Generalleutnant Wolfgang Erdmann

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment Menzel

English name : Parachute Regiment Menzel

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 400

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment Grossmehl

English name : Parachute Regiment Grossmehl

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 400

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment Laytved-Hardegg

English name : Parachute Regiment Laytved-Hardegg

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 400

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment Greve

English name : Parachute Regiment Greve

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 400

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment Hübner

English name : Parachute Regiment Hübner

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 400

 

Panzerjäger Abteilung Grunwald

English name : Anti-Tank Battalion Grunwald

Armament : 16 x 75L46 PaK 40

 

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6

 

Headquarters

Commander : Oberstleutnant Friedrich Freiherr von der Heydte

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6

English name : Parachute Regiment 6

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Bataillon III

Strength: 600

 

FlaK, (5 x 20L113 FL Vierling)

 

Pioneer Kompanie

English name : Engineer Company

Strength: 120

 

Panzerjäger Kompanie

English name : Anti-Tank Company

Armament : 8 x 75L46 PaK 40

 

Fusilier Kompanie

Strength: 120

 

 

Kampfgruppe 'Heinke'

 

SS Panzergrenadier Regiment 19

Bataillon II

Strength: 300

 

SS Panzergrenadier Regiment 21

Bataillon II

Strength: 200

 

SS Panzerjäger Abteilung 10

English name : Anti-Tank Battalion

Armament : 15 x Jagdpanzer IV

 

Bataillon I, SS AR 10

Armament : 12 x 105L28 leFH 18

 

Bataillon I, SS AR 9

Armament : 6 x Wespe 105 (H)

 

Kampfgruppe W/SS FlaK Battalion 10

English name : Battle Group W/SS Anti-Aircraft Battalion 10

Armament : 3 x 20L113 FlaK 38, and 2 x 88L56 FlaK 18

 

 

176th Infanterie Division

 

Divisional HQ

Commander : Oberst Christian Landau

 

 

107th Panzer Brigade

 

Brigade HQ

Commander : Major Freiherr von Maltzahn

 

Panzer Abteilung 2107

English name : Tank Battalion 2107

Armament : 36 x PzKw Vg Panther

 

Panzergrenadier 2107

Strength: 500

 

Flakzug 2107

English name : Anti-Aircraft Platoon 2107

Armament : 4 x FlaK Pz. IV(37)

 

Panzerjäger Kompanie 2107

English name : Anti-Tank Company 2107

Armament : 11 x Jagdpanzer IV

 

Panzer Pioneer Kompanie 2107

English name : Engineer Company 2107

Strength: 300