Aufklärungsabteilung Intelligence Briefing
Fielding 17. SS-Panzergrenadierdivision "Götz von Berlichingen" in Flames Of War.
We have incorporated the Panzerspähkompanie with the Aufklärungsschwadron to make a Aufklärungsabteilung Intelligence Briefing that contains all three briefings and support. Inside you will find everything you need to get gaming with Panzerdivision reconnaissance forces in Flames Of War.
The German Sicherungs and Walküre troops played an important part in the blocking forces and kampfgruppes formed to stop the Red Army's advance during Operation Bagration. You can field the Sicherungs from Grey Wolf. Learn how to field a Walkürekompanie in Flames Of War.
Kampfgruppe Kästner, Korsun Pocket
Scott Elaurant takes a look at Major Robert Kästner an important German field commander during the Korsun Pocket breakout. We also introduce a Intelligence Briefing for field Kästner and his Kampfgruppe.
A company of elite Fallschirmpionier could be counted on to hold any objective. Few forces without overwhelming odds have a chance in rooting them out once they are determined to stay.
The Pionierkompanie is composed of tough well-trained combat engineers ready to undertake dangerous engineering assignments while under fire, and storm enemy positions by close assault.
The combat engineers of the Panzerpionierkompanie are heavily-armed assault specialists.
653. Schwere Panzerjägerabteilung
Between April and August the 653. Schwere Panzerjägerabteilung underwent refit with the overhauled Ferdinands (soon to be renamed “Elefant”). The first company was re-equipped and sent into service in Italy (along with the 1st Maintenance Platoon). The Stab (headquarters) company and the 2nd and 3rd companies embarked for the eastern front on 2 April.
Panzer Brigades on the Eastern Front
Phil takes a look at the Panzer Brigades serving on the Eastern Front.
Gebirgsjager in the West
2. Gebirgsdivision and 6. SS-Gebirgsdivision 'Nord' on the Western Front 1945.
Panzers to the Meuse
German Heer Panzer Divisions during the Ardennes Offensive (Battle of the Bulge)
Grossdeutschland in the Battle of the Bulge
The Führerbegleit and Führergrenadier Brigades
Static Rocket Launchers
The Static Rocket Launchers can be used by companies other than the Festungskompanie.
Briefings now included in books
This Intelligence Briefing covers the other major German infantry
division defending the Normandy beaches on D-Day. Now included in Atlantik Wall.
SS-Panzer divisions in Normandy
The 1., 9., and 10. SS-Panzer divisions also fought in Normandy. Now included in Atlantik Wall.
SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier Brigade ‘Nederland’
The SS-Freiwilligen- Panzergrenadier Brigade ‘Nederland’ during it operations at Narva in the first half of 1944. Now in Grey Wolf.
11. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadierdivision ‘Nordland’
The 11. SS-Freiwilligen- Panzergrenadierdivision ‘Nordland’ during the fighting for Narva in Estonia during the first half of 1944. Now in Grey Wolf.
Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke
Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke was formed in late 1943 from independent units and portions of larger formations in reserve that were hurriedly flung together to act as a mobile reserve. They took part in the fighting for both the Korsun and Hube's pockets in early 1944. Now in Grey Wolf.
Sicherungs in Warsaw
The Intelligence Briefing for German Security Forces during the Warsaw Uprising. Now in Grey Wolf.
Eastern Front Panzer Forces on the Vistula, Operation Bagration July to August 1944, a Intelligence Briefing by Ken Camel. Now in Grey Wolf.
Fallschirmjäger in Normandy
To fielding the 6. Fallschirmjäger Regiment and 3. Fallschirmjägerdivision in Flames Of War see Atlantik Wall.
Now featured in Atlantik Wall.
654. Schwere Panzerjäger Abteilung
Now featured in Atlantik Wall..
III Flakkorps in Normandy
Todd Powell takes a look at the role of the III Flakkorps in Normandy. Now featured in pages Atlantik Wall.
German Infanterie in Normandy
Steve Bernich takes a look at the German Infantry divisions that fought in Normandy.
5. Gebirgsdivision in Italy 1944-45
History and Intelligence Briefing for the 5. Gebirgsdivision fighting on the Italian front. Now in Fortress Italy.
Kurt “Panzer” Meyer
On 14 June the 12. SS-Panzerdivision lost its commanding officer to naval gunfire. Meyer took command at just 33 years of age and led the division in the defence of Caen.
Mike brings us Otto Carius during 1944 when he was fighting in his Tiger I E heavy tank supporting Army Group Narva.
Oberscharführer Ernst Barkmann
In January 1944, Das Reich was ordered to southern France for refit and Barkmann’s battalion was upgraded to the new model Panther. A month after D-Day, elements of the division went into action against American forces near St. Lô. Here, the legend of Barkmann’s Corner was born and he received the Knight’s Cross and a promotion to Oberscharführer (senior sergeant) for his actions.