Personnel Strength

Personnel strength on 1 December 1943.
Authorized strength Actual strength Shortage
Officers 429 368 61
Non-commissioned officers 3 534 2 849 685
Privates 12 742 11 769 973
Auxiliary volunteers 872 339 533
Total 17 577 15 325 2 252

Personnel Losses

Losses between 2 November 1943 and 1 December.
Dead Wounded Missing Sick Other Total
Officers 8 26 1 10 7 52
Enlisted 228 918 21 471 59 1 697
Total 236 944 22 481 66 1 749

Personnel Replacements

Replacements between 2 November 1943 and 1 December 1943.
Replacements Formerly wounded or missing Total
Officers 13 2 15
Enlisted 169 314 483
Total 182 316 498

Vacation

Number of personnel who, on 1 December 1943, had not been on vacation in the last:

  • 12 to 18 months: 1455
  • 19 to 24 months: 5
  • More than 24 months: 0

Between 2 November 1943 and 1 December 1943, a total of 600 vacations were authorized.

Vehicle Strength

Vehicle strength on 1 December 1943.
Vehicle Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair1
Armored Vehicles
Assault guns 0 0 0
Pz Kpfw III (Flamm) 7 2 4
Pz Kpfw IV 93 59 15
Pz Kpfw Panther 93 27 14
Tigers 0 0 0
Reconnaissance and observation vehicles 329 273 48
Tank destroyers 45 16 3
Motorcycles
Tracked 4 1 2
With sidecar 282 279 70
Other 694 529 65
Personnel cars
Cross-country 749 521 47
Other 170 150 12
Trucks
Maultiere 34 226 21
Cross-country 951 753 41
Other 927 1015 61
Capacity 4305.5 t 4132.5 t 143.5 t
Prime movers
Sd Kfz 6, Sd Kfz 10, and Sd Kfz 11 158 134 17
Sd Kfz 7, Sd Kfz 8, and Sd Kfz 9 66 63 4
Raupenschlepper Ost 0 0 0

Weapon Strength

Weapon strength on 1 December 1943.
Equipment Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair
Anti-tank guns 24 26 5
Field artillery 62 59 2
M G 34 237 252 30
M G 42 729 702 17
8 cm Gr W 42 6 0 0
Self-propelled Flakvierling 28 21 0

Notes

  1. Within three weeks. Back

Sources

  1. Meldung vom 1. Dezember 1943. 1. Panzer-Division, 1943. 5 p. 1.Pz.Div. Ia Nr. 836/43 g.Kdos. NARA T78 R616.