Fallschirm-Jäger-Ersatz- und Ausbildungs-Regiment 2


Formed 2.44 at Troyes, France. Formation ordered 5.11.43, to be completed 1.2.44 with 3 battalions (2400 men). In April 1944 the Artillerie-Ausbildungs-Batterie was redesignated the Fallschirm-Artillerie-Ersatz-Abteilung. Withdrawn from France after the Allied invasion, and was disbanded, IV. Battalion becoming Fallschirm-Jäger-Bataillon Schäfer. Reformed 1.1.45 at Wittstock (III. at Brandenburg), subordinated to the Fallschirm-Jäger-Ausbildungs- und Ersatz-Division. Disbanded 5.4.45 and was used to create the 20. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division (FJR.58)


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