Division General Göring



Formed 21.7.42 in Cognac as Brigade General Göring with:

On 11.42 strengthened and was renamed Division General Göring with:

Several other units were forming in Mont-de-Marsan, including a Panzer-Regiment, when the division was rushed to Tunisia (initially only with Grenadier-Regiment 1 Hermann Göring).

Jäger-Regiment Hermann Göring and Grenadier-Regiment 2 Hermann Göring were later combined as Grenadier-Regiment 2 Hermann Göring.

The division was destroyed in Tunisia, but large parts were still forming in France, and these would be the basis for a new division.

The division served under the following headquarters:

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