Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 Hermann Göring


Formed 2.43 as Jäger-Regiment Hermann Göring from Stab, I. and III./Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 5. Apparently soon renamed Grenadier-Regiment 2 Hermann Göring (this regiment had begun forming in 11.42), but was destroyed 5.43 in Tunisia.

Reformed in 1943 as Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 Hermann Göring (first in South France, then in Holland and then in South Italy).

In 7.44 renamed Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 2 Hermann Göring. I. was renamed I./Fallschirm-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 4 Hermann Göring, and a new I. was formed from III.

Served under Division General Göring, from 5.43 under Panzer/Fallschirm-Panzer-Division Hermann Göring and from 10.44 under Fallschirm-Panzer-Division 1 Hermann Göring.


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