Personnel Strength

Personnel strength on 1 December 1943.
Authorized strength Actual strength Shortage
Officers 346 233 113
Non-commissioned officers 2 478 1 731 747
Privates 9 242 7 311 1 931
Auxiliary volunteers 799 555 244
Total 12 865 9 830 3 035

Personnel Losses

Losses between 1 November 1943 and 30 November 1943.
Dead Wounded Missing Sick Other Total
Officers 7 16 1 2 5 31
Enlisted 138 418 48 187 49 840
Total 145 434 49 189 54 871

Personnel Replacements

Replacements between 1 November 1943 and 30 November 1943.
Replacements Formerly wounded or missing Total
Officers 40 2 42
Enlisted 140 218 358
Total 180 220 400

Vacation

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

  • 12 to 18 months: 159
  • 19 to 24 months: 2
  • More than 24 months: 1

Between 1 November 1943 and 30 November 1943, a total of 1200 vacations were authorized, though only 500 authorized vacations were held, due to imposed limitations.

Vehicle Strength

Personnel strength on 1 December 1943.
Vehicle Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair1
Armored Vehicles
Assault guns 0 0 0
Pz Kpfw III 3 2 4
Pz Kpfw IV 73 2 9
Wespe 12 0 7
Hummel 6 0 3
Reconnaissance and observation vehicles 321 144 50
Tank destroyers 45 5 4
Motorcycles
Tracked 0 0 0
With sidecar 0 0 0
Other 820 326 100
Personnel cars
Cross-country 639 300 60
Other 147 107 17
Trucks
Maultiere 29 109 27
Cross-country 698 277 36
Other 809 754 81
Capacity 3572 t 2707 t 326 t
Prime movers
Sd Kfz 6, Sd Kfz 10, and Sd Kfz 11 101 47 8
Sd Kfz 7, Sd Kfz 8, and Sd Kfz 9 55 37 5
Raupenschlepper Ost 0 3 0

Weapon Strength

Weapon strength on 1 December 1943.
Equipment Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair
Anti-tank guns 24 7 0
Field artillery 24 16 0
M G 34 1064 414 9
M G 42 0 103 0
Rifles with scopes 75 32 0

Notes

  1. Within three weeks. Back