62nd Volksgrenadier Division
Active1944-1945
Disbanded1945
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Friedrich Kittel

The 62nd Volksgrenadier Division was a volksgrenadier division of the German Army during the Second World War, active from 1944 to 1945.

The division was formed in November 1944, by redesignating the 583rd Volksgrenadier Division, under the command of Friedrich Kittel. It contained the 164th, 183rd and 190th Grenadier Regiments, and the 162nd Artillery Regiment.[1]

The division fought in France and the Ardennes before being trapped in the Ruhr pocket, where it was destroyed in April 1945.[1]

Commanding officers

Notes

  1. ^ a b Axis History Factbook

References

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