Type "43" Organisation

24 September 1943 - 1 August 1944

 





 

Divisional Headquarters

 

Staff Company  
-
Staff Section                  
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Mapping Section                  

 

Panzer Regiment

 

Staff Company (24 September 1943 untill 1 November 1943)
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Panzer Signals Platoon (3 Panzer III)
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Light Panzer Platoon (5 Panzer II)
Staff Company (1 November 1943 - 1 August 1944)
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Panzer Signals Platoon (3 Panzer V)
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Light Panzer Platoon (4 Panzer V)
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Armoured Engineer Platoon
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FLaK Platoon (3 SdKfz.7/1)
1st Panzer Battalion (usually being reformed as a 'Panther battalion)
Staff Company
   
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Signals Platoon (3 Panzer V Befehlwagen)
   
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Light Platoon (5 Panzer V)
 
1.
Medium Panzer Company
 
2.
Medium Panzer Company
 
3.
Medium Panzer Company
 
4.
Medium Panzer Company
2nd Panzer Battalion
Staff Company (24 September 1943 untill 25 January 1943)
   
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Command Troop (3 Panzer III Befehlwagen)
   
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Signals Platoon (3 Panzer II)
   
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Light Platoon (5 Panzer II)
Staff Company (25 January 1943 untill 1 August 1944)
   
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Signals Platoon (3 Panzer III)
   
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Light (Recon) Platoon (5 Panzer IV)
   
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Flamethrower tank Platoon (7 Panzer III Flamethrower)
 
5.
Medium Panzer Company Type 1 , Type 2 , Type 3
 
6.
Medium Panzer Company Type 1 , Type 2 , Type 3
 
7.
Medium Panzer Company Type 1 , Type 2 , Type 3
 
8.
Medium Panzer Company Type 1 , Type 2 , Type 3
       

 

1st Panzergrenadier Regiment

 

 
Staff Company
   
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Motorcycle Platoon
   
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
   
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Signals Platoon
 
1st Panzergrenadier Battalion (Mechanised)
   
Staff Company
     
-
Motorcycle Platoon
     
-
Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
   
1.
(Mech.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 SdKfz.251/2 + 2 SdKfz.251/9)
   
2.
(Mech.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
3.
(Mech.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
4.
(Mech.) Infantry Company
       
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
       
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Heavy Mortar Platoon (4 120mm GrW42 Mortars)
 
2nd Panzergrenadier Battalion (Motorised)
   
Staff Company
     
-
Motorcycle Platoon
     
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Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
   
5.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
6.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
7.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
8.
(Mot.) Heavyy Company
       
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
       
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Heavy Mortar Platoon (4 120mm GrW42 Mortars)
9.(FLaK) Company (12 SdKfz.10/4)
10.(Infanteriegeschütz) Company (6 150mm sIG33 or 6 150mm sIG38(t) )
   

 

2nd Panzergrenadier Regiment

 

 
Staff Company  
   
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Motorcycle Platoon  
   
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
   
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Signals Platoon
 
1st Panzergrenadier Battalion (Motorised)
   
Staff Company
     
-
Motorcycle Platoon
     
-
Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
   
1.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
2.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
3.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
4.
(Mot.) Infantry Company
       
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
       
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Heavy Mortar Platoon (4 120mm GrW42 Mortars)
 
2nd Panzergrenadier Battalion (Motorised)
   
Staff Company
     
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Motorcycle Platoon
     
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Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
   
5.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
6.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
7.
(Mot.) Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
   
8.
(Mot.) Heavyy Company
       
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
       
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Heavy Mortar Platoon (4 120mm GrW42 Mortars)
9.(FLaK) Company (12 SdKfz.10/4)
10.(Infanteriegeschütz) Company (2 150mm sIG33 + 6 150mm sIG33))
   

 

Artillery Regiment

 

Staff Company
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Staff Platoon
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Observation Battery (4 Einheits PKW)
1st Battalion
Staff Company
   
-
Staff Platoon
 
1.
(Mech.) Battery (6 105mm "Wespe")
 
2.
(Mech.) Battery (6 105mm "Wespe")
 
3.
(Mech.) Battery (6 105mm "Hummel")
2nd Battalion
Staff Company
   
-
Staff Platoon
 
4.
(Mot.) Battery (4 105mm leFH)
 
5.
(Mot.) Battery (4 105mm leFH)
 
6.
(Mot.) Battery (4 105mm leFH)
3rd Battalion
Staff Company
   
-
Staff Platoon
 
7.
(Mot.) Battery (4 105mm leFH)
 
8.
(Mot.) Battery (4 105mm leFH)
 
9.
(Mot.) Battery (4 105mm leFH)
       

 

Armoured Engineer Battalion

 

Staff Company
 
-
Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
1.
(Mech.) Engineer Company
2.
(Mot.) Engineer Company
3.
(Mot.) Engineer Company
       

 

Reconnaissance Battalion

 

Staff Company
 
-
Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
1.
Armored Car Company (9x2 SdKfz.221 or SdKfz.231/1)
2.
Motorised Infantry Company (4 HMG + 2 81mm Mortars)
3.
(Mot.) Heavyy Company
   
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Engineer Platoon
   
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Anti-Tank Platoon (3 75mm PaK40)
   
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Light Infantry Gun Platoon (2 75mm leIG18)
       

 

Anti-Tank Battalion

 

Staff Company
 
-
Signals Platoon (3 Marder II or III)
1.
(Mech.) Anti-Tank Company (3x4 Marder II or III)
2.
(Mech.) Anti-Tank Company (3x4 Marder II or III)
3.
(Mot.) Anti-Tank Company (4x3 75mm PaK40)
4.
(Mot.) Anti-Aircraft Company (4x3 20mm FLaK38)
     

 

Anti-Aircraft Battalion

 

Staff Company
 
-
Signals Platoon (4 Einheits PKW)
1.
Heavy Battery (4 88mm FLaK18 + 3 20mm FlaK38
2.
Heavy Battery (4 88mm FLaK18 + 3 20mm FlaK38
3.
Light Battery (4x3 20mm FlaK38 SP "SdKfz.10/4")