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My father's war years

Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:12 am
by alex1004
I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. My father was in the Wehrmacht and I have received a few details of the units/divisions he served with from the Deutsche Dienstelle. However I would like to find out exactly what those units did - where they fought, etc. Can anyone assist me with this? Many apologies for the long post!
The information on his units is:
Oct 1940 6-Nachrichten Ersatz Batterie leichte Artillerie Ersatz Abteilung 75, Tempelfelde
Oct 1940 3 Batterie Sturmgeschutz Ersatz Abteilung 200
Nov 1940 - Jan 1941 5 Batterie leichte Artillerie Ersatz Abteilung (motorisiert) 75, Eberswalde
Jan - Feb 1941 18 (Sturm-) Batterie Artillerie Lehr Regiment Juterborg
Feb 1941 3 Batterie Sturmgeschutz Abteilung 204
July 1941 2 Batterie Sturmgeschutz Abteilung 185
Dec 1941 -July 1942 Genesendenbatterie Sturmgeschutz Ersatz Abteilung 200, Schweinfurt
July 1942 Stab Artillerie Schiess-schule Thorn
Nov 1942 6 Nachrichten Ersatz Batterie leicht Artillerie Ersatz Abteilung (motorisiert) 75
April - June 1943 Artillerie Schule III Schule fur Fahnenjunker der Artillerie Lehrgang VI, Suippes bei Chalons France
July 1943 - March 1944 Schule fur Fahnenjunker der Artillerie Lehrgang VI Lehrstab II, Mourmelon/Marne
May 1944 2 Batterie Panzer Artillerie Regiment 130

Re: My father's war years

Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:24 pm
by John W. Howard
Alex: A great place to start is with Lexicon der Wehrmacht: http://www.lexikonderwehrmacht.de/ You should be able to determine the higher formations your father's Abteilungs belonged to and their approximate locations at various times. If you hit a road-block, just ask for help!! Best wishes.