9. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division



The division was ordered formed on 24.9.44, but formation was cancelled on 25.10.44. The newly formed Fallschirm-Luftnachrichten-Abteilung was transferred to the army (85th Infanterie-Division) on 2.1.45.

The division was reformed 12.44 to 2.45 in the Stettin area, from various regular and ad-hoc units and consisted of the following units:

In late 2.45 II./FJR.25 and III./FJR.26 were flown into Festung Breslau and left the division. The division saw combat in the Stargard-Dramburg area, and was refreshed in the Prenzlau area (3.45). Was to have absorbed elements of the 2. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division by 23.3.45, but this was apparently cancelled. On 8.4.45 still had 11600 men in the Berlin area. Surrendered to the Russians May 1945.

The division had served under the following headquarters:

Replacement troops were provided by Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz-Bataillon 4.

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