Fallschirm-Pionier-Regiment 1

Kommandeure:

Formed in January 1944 with 3 batallions, and was renamed Fallschirm-Pionier-Regiment 21 in June 1944.

The regiment was disbanded in 6.44/7.44, while the II. battalion was renamed Fallschirm-Pionier-Ersatz- und Ausbildungs-Bataillon 2 in Luftgau XI.

A new I. battalion (1. - 4. coys) were reformed 7.44 from Korps-Pionier-Bataillon des XI. Fliegerkorps.

The Stab was reformed in 12.44, but disbanded again 1.45.

The II. battalion (5. - 8. coys) was reformed 1.45, but was instead attached to the 8. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division.

On 15.3.45 the I. battalion was renamed Fallschirm-Pionier-Bataillon z.b.V. Hermann Göring.


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