Personnel Strength

Personnel strength on 1 September 1943.
Authorized strength Actual strength Shortage
Officers 375 257 118
Non-commissioned officers 2 725 1 938 787
Privates 10 257 8 917 1 340
Auxiliary volunteers 847 583 264
Total 14 204 11 695 2 509

Personnel Losses

Losses between 1 August 1943 and 31 August 1943.
Dead Wounded Missing Sick Other Total
Officers 17 33 3 9 10 72
Enlisted 237 954 244 252 60 1 747
Total 254 987 247 261 70 1 819

Personnel Replacements

Replacements between 1 August 1943 and 31 August 1943.
Replacements Formerly wounded or missing Total
Officers 48 5 53
Enlisted 845 228 1 073
Total 893 233 1 126

Vacation

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

  • 12 to 18 months: 534
  • 19 to 24 months: 12
  • More than 24 months: 0

Between 1 August 1943 and 31 August 1943, a total of 310 vacations were authorized, though only 40 authorized vacations were held, due to imposed limitations.

Vehicle Strength

Vehicle strength on 1 September 1943.
Vehicle Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair1
Armored Vehicles
Assault guns 0 0 0
Pz Kpfw III 36 6 5
Pz Kpfw IV 28 6 1
Panther 0 0 0
Tiger 0 0 0
Reconnaissance and observation vehicles 307 199 27
Tank destroyers 30 10 5
Motorcycles
Tracked 0 0 0
With sidecar 0 0 0
Other 865 440 76
Personnel cars
Cross-country 610 365 47
Other 153 119 23
Trucks
Maultiere 27 135 16
Cross-country 798 363 23
Other 662 803 61
Capacity 3301 3041 240
Prime movers
Sd Kfz 6, Sd Kfz 10, and Sd Kfz 11 133 52 6
Sd Kfz 7, Sd Kfz 8, and Sd Kfz 9 47 29 7
Raupenschlepper Ost 0 0 0

Weapon Strength

Weapon strength on 1 September 1943.
Equipment Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair
Anti-tank guns 3 4 1
Light field artillery 12 12 0
Heavy field artillery 6 5 0
Field guns 3 4 0
M G 34 980 621 0
M G 42 0 158 0
Light infantry guns 16 12 0
Heavy infantry guns 14 10 1
Rifles with scopes 75 24 0
Pistols 4294 2376 0

Notes

  1. Within three weeks. Back

Sources

  1. Meldung vom 1. September 1943. 2. Panzer-Division, 1943. 6 p. 2. Panzer-Division, Ia Nr. 480/43 g.Kdos. NARA T78 R616.