These numbers does not include Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 2.

Personnel Strength

Personnel strength on 1 October 1943.
Authorized strength Actual strength Shortage
Officers 297 218 79
Non-commissioned officers 2 182 1 617 565
Privates 8 071 7 071 1 000
Auxiliary volunteers 735 525 210
Total 11 285 9 431 1 854

Personnel Losses

Losses between 1 September 1943 and 30 September 1943.
Dead Wounded Missing Sick Other Total
Officers 4 16 0 6 3 29
Enlisted 64 282 31 138 185 700
Total 68 298 31 144 188 729

Personnel Replacements

Replacements between 1 September 1943 and 30 September 1943.
Replacements Formerly wounded or missing Total
Officers 24 4 28
Enlisted 0 0 0
Total 24 4 28

Vacation

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

  • 12 to 18 months: 244
  • 19 to 24 months: 17
  • More than 24 months: 0

Between 1 September 1943 and 30 September 1943, a total of 800 vacations were authorized.

Vehicle Strength

Vehicle strength on 1 October 1943.
Vehicle Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair1
Armored Vehicles
Assault guns 0 0 0
Pz Kpfw III 3 4 4
Pz Kpfw IV 93 4 3
Panther 0 0 0
Tiger 0 0 0
Reconnaissance and observation vehicles 315 183 39
Tank destroyers 30 6 5
Motorcycles
Tracked 0 0 0
With sidecar 0 0 0
Other 865 417 98
Personnel cars
Cross-country 610 353 59
Other 153 113 29
Trucks
Maultiere 27 125 23
Cross-country 798 300 38
Other 662 807 81
Capacity 3301 2909 331
Prime movers
Sd Kfz 6, Sd Kfz 10, and Sd Kfz 11 103 52 5
Sd Kfz 7, Sd Kfz 8, and Sd Kfz 9 51 37 8
Raupenschlepper Ost 0 0 0

Weapon Strength

Weapon strength on 1 October 1943.
Equipment Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair
Anti-tank guns 3 5 0
Artillery 21 17 1
M G 34 876 413 0
M G 42 0 150 0
Rifles with scopes 75 24 0
Pistols 4294 2320 0
Submachine guns 1180 857 0

Notes

  1. Within three weeks. Back

Sources

  1. Meldung vom 1. Oktober 1943. 2. Panzer-Division, 1943. 4 p. 2. Panzer-Division, Ia Nr. 538/43 g.Kdos.. NARA T78 R616.