Listed below is all that is known about the composition of LXXXVIII 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 Reinhard

 

Panzerjäger Abteilung 559

English name : Anti-Tank Battalion 559

Armament : 4 x Jagdpanther, possibly 12 x StuG III.

Assigned to Kampfgruppe Walther during the battle.

 

FlaK Brigade 18

English name : Anti-Aircraft Brigade 18

Armament : 22 x 88L56 FlaK 18, and 32 x 20L113 FlaK 38

 

 

59th Infanterie Division

 

Divisional HQ

Commander : Generalleutnant Walter Poppe

 

Grenadier Regiment 1034

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 600

 

Grenadier Regiment 1035

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 600

 

Grenadier Regiment 1036

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 600

 

Panzerjäger Bataillon 59

English name : Anti-Tank Battalion 59

Armament : 18 x 75L46 PaK 40

 

Pioneer Abteilung 59

English name : Engineer Battalion 59

Strength: 300

 

Artillerie Regiment 159

English name : Artillery Regiment 159

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Bataillon III

 

Armament : 24 x 105L28 leFH 18 (Hs), and 6 x 150L30 sFH 18 (Hs)

 

Kampfgruppe Rink

Bataillon I, (150 men)

Polizei, (150 men)

FlaK, (4x 20L113 FlaK 38)

 

Fallschirmjäger Regiment Jungwirth

English name : Parachute Regiment Jungwirth

 

Kampfgruppe Ewald, (750 men)

Marsch Bataillon Zedlitz, (750 men)

 

 

245th Infanterie Division

 

Divisional HQ

Commander : Oberst Gerhard Kegler

 

Infanterie Regiment 935

 

Infanterie Regiment 936

 

Infanterie Regiment 937

 

Artillerie Regiment 245

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Bataillon III

 

Fusilier Bataillon 245

 

Feldersatz Bataillon 245

 

Pioneer Bataillon 245

 

Signals Bataillon 245

 

Supply Troops

 

 

712th Infanterie Division

 

Divisional HQ

Commander : Generalleutnant Friedrich-Wilhelm Neuman

 

Grenadier Regiment 732

 

Grenadier Regiment 745

 

Artillerie Regiment 652

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

 

Panzerjäger Bataillon 712

 

Signals Bataillon 712

 

Pioneer Bataillon 712

 

Supply Troops

 

 

Kampfgruppe Chill

 

Headquarters

Commander : Generalleutnant Kurt Chill

 

Bataillon I, Fallschirmjäger Regiment 2

English name : 1st Battalion, Parachute Regiment 2

Strength: 450

 

Grenadier Regiment 1053

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 600

 

Grenadier Regiment 1054

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

Strength: 600

 

Panzerjäger Abteilung 85

English name : Anti-Tank Battalion 85

Armament : 7 x 75L46 PaK 40

 

Artillerie Regiment 158

English name : Artillery Regiment 158

 

Bataillon I

Bataillon II

 

Armament : 5x 105L28 leFH 18 (Hs), and 3 x 150L30 sFH 18 (Hs)