Personnel Strength

Personnel strength on 1 November 1943.
Authorized strength Actual strength Shortage
Officers 366 232 134
Non-commissioned officers 2 701 1 931 770
Privates 11 135 8 337 2 798
Auxiliary volunteers 854 565 289
Total 15 056 11 065 3 991

Personnel Losses

Losses between 1 October 1943 and 31 October 1943.
Dead Wounded Missing Sick Other Total
Officers 12 27 0 3 11 53
Enlisted 128 503 48 201 56 936
Total 140 530 48 204 67 989

Personnel Replacements

Replacements between 1 October 1943 and 31 October 1943.
Replacements Formerly wounded or missing Total
Officers 21 8 29
Enlisted 356 356 712
Total 377 364 741

Vacation

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

  • 12 to 18 months: 238
  • 19 to 24 months: 7
  • More than 24 months: 1

Between 1 October 1943 and 31 October 1943, a total of 660 vacations were authorized.

Vehicle Strength

Vehicle strength on 1 November 1943.
Vehicle Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair1
Armored Vehicles
Assault guns 0 0 0
Pz Kpfw III 3 5 3
Pz Kpfw IV 73 14 4
Wespe 12 5 2
Hummel 6 2 0
Reconnaissance and observation vehicles 311 168 41
Tank destroyers 45 7 2
Motorcycles
Tracked 0 0 0
With sidecar 0 0 0
Other 818 359 89
Personnel cars
Cross-country 633 312 51
Other 147 126 10
Trucks
Maultiere 15 114 21
Cross-country 684 300 26
Other 902 794 84
Capacity 3774 2847 330
Prime movers
Sd Kfz 6, Sd Kfz 10, and Sd Kfz 11 129 45 8
Sd Kfz 7, Sd Kfz 8, and Sd Kfz 9 55 41 4
Raupenschlepper Ost 0 0 0

Weapon Strength

Weapon strength on 1 November 1943.
Equipment Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair
Anti-tank guns 24 5 0
Artillery 21 14 3
M G 34 1064 473 0
M G 42 0 107 7
K 98 k N/A 7716 N/A
K 98 k with Zf 41 75 28 0
Gewehr 41 N/A 89 N/A
Rifle grenade launchers N/A 154 N/A
Pistols N/A 1977 N/A
Submachine guns N/A 1048 N/A
M G 26 (t) N/A 13 N/A
M G 28 (p) N/A 4 N/A
Light Russian machine guns N/A 4 N/A

Notes

  1. Within three weeks. Back

Sources

  1. Meldung vom 1. November 1943. 2. Panzer-Division, 1943. 5 p. 2. Panzer-Division, Ia Nr. 583/43 g.Kdos.. NARA T78 R616.