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  • Units & Waffenfarbe used in Afrika and the Balkans 1941 - '42

    Attachment 239304Here is list of units in Afrika and the Balkans: copied from C Evans list, Thanks. 1941-42.

    Attachment 174953 Attachment 174954
    Combat Troops Staff: Waffenfarbe

    Generals---Color was Red.
    --------------------------------------------------
    Color is: White.
    Army Group Staffs. A.G's. G,E,F, Staffs.
    Army Staffs. Army Group "A" 2,12 Staffs.
    Armored Group Staffs. "Afrika."
    Korps Stabs. 11th, 30th, 51st, 52nd, 65th, 68th, 69th, 91st.
    Reserve Stabs. 59th.
    Motorized Korps Stabs. 41st.
    --------------------------------------------------
    Color is Pink.

    Armored Army Staffs.
    Armored Korps Staffs. 14,40,46.
    --------------------------------------------------
    Color is: Light Green/Grass Green.
    Gebirgejager Korps Staffs. 15th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 46th.
    __________________________________________________

    Combat Troops--Infantry:
    Color is: White.

    Infantry Division Staffs.
    1st Airlanding (Luftlande) Div Staff.
    Assault (Sturm) Division Staffs. Rhodes.
    Infantry Regiments. 16 thru 750.
    Grenadier Regiments. 754,755.
    Reenforcement Bataillons.220, 598,599.
    Afrika Division Staff. 90,999.
    Motorized Infantry Div Staffs. 16, 60.
    Motorized Infantry Regiments Staffs. 60, 92.
    Motorized Grenadier Regiment Staffs. 120, 156.
    Motorized Regiment Grossdeutschland.
    Special Purpose Div (Div zbV) Staffs.
    Special Purpose Rgmt (zbV) Staffs.
    Fortress Division Staffs. 41, 133, Kreta.
    Fortress Btns. 621,622,623.
    Fortress Infantry Btns. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,16,18,19,20,21,22,99 9.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,16,18,19,20,21,22, 999.
    Reserve Division Staffs. 173,187.
    Reserve Infantry/Grenadier Rgmts. 17, 45, 130, 231, 462.
    Flak Btns.

    __________________________________________________
    Color is: Light Green/Grass Green.

    Machinegun Battaillons. 2,8.
    Gebirgsjager Div Staffs. 1,4,5,6.
    Gerbirgs Regiments. 13,85,91,98,99,100,141,143.
    Mountain Reinforcement (Feldersatz) Btns. 91,94,95.
    Jager Div Staffs. 42,100,104,114,117,118.
    Jager Rgmts.25 thru 750.
    --------------------------------------------------
    --------------------Various colors.
    1 (Sonderverband) 288.
    Brandenburg Btns. 1,2,4.
    __________________________________________________
    Combat Troops-Mobile: (Schnell Truppen)
    Color is: Gold-Yellow:
    Mobile Div Staffs.
    Motorcycle Recon Btns. 59.
    Division Recon (Divisionsaufklarung) Btns. 42 thru 392.
    Motorized Recon Btns. 3,5,8,9,33,40,231.
    Mountain Recon (Gebirgsaufklarung) Btn. 33.
    Div Fusilier Btns. 181,297.
    __________________________________________________
    Color is: Pink.

    Panzer Div Staffs. 1,2,5,8,9,10,11,14,15.
    Panzer Regiments. 1,3,5,7,8,10,15,31,33,36.
    Motorcycle Recon Btn. 61.
    Armed Recon Btns. 1,3,10,59,90,164,220,999.
    Panzerjager Btns. 33,39,90,190,334,605,999,52 thru 392.
    Motorized Panzerjager Btns. 4,37,38,43,50,53,90,160,228.
    Mountain Anti-tank (Gebirgspanzerjager) Btns. 47,94,95.
    __________________________________________________
    Color is: Grass Green.

    Motorcycle Recon Btns. 2,8,15,55,59,64.
    Motor Rifle Rgmts. 2,8,10,11,13,14,28,103,104,106,110,111,155,304.
    Mechanized Panzergrenadier Rgmts. 1,69,86,104,113,115,125,155,200,361,382,433.
    __________________________________________________
    Color is: Light Green.

    Light Infantry Div Staffs. 90,101.
    """"""in Africk Staffs. 90,164.
    Light Inf Rgmts. 200,361.
    __________________________________________________
    Combat Troops--Artillerie:

    Color is: Red.

    Artillerie Rgmts. 33,75,155,220,334,999,83 thru 670.
    Arty Btns. 361,653,654,661,668,670.
    Reserve Arty Btns. 10,96.
    Motorized Arty Rgmts. 4,33,74,80,102,116,119,148,160,190.
    Gebirgsarty Rgmts. 79,94,95,118.
    Panzerarty Rgmts. 33,73,90,155.
    Assault Gun (Sturmgeschutz) Btns. 184,190,191.
    Army Anti-Aircraft Btns. 299,302.
    --------------------------------------------------
    Neberwerfer Btn 9. ---Bordeaux Red.
    __________________________________________________
    Combat Troops--Pioneers:

    Color is: Black.

    Pioneer Btns. 5,71 thru 704, 220,334,900,999.
    Reserve Pi Btns. 46,86.
    Pi Kompanies. 704,713,714,717,718, (Rhodes).
    Gebirgspioneer Btns. 54,91,94,95.
    Panzerpioneer (Armored Engineer) Btns. 13,33,37,38,49,59,86,89,200,209,220.
    --------------------------------------------------
    Bau Pi Btn. 85 Color is Light Brown.

    Combat Troops--Signals:
    Color is: Lemon-Yellow.

    Signals Btns. 5,334,999,71 thru 392.
    Signals Kps. 704,713,714,717,718 (Rhodes).
    Reserve Signals Kp. 1087.
    Gebirgenachrichten Btns. 54,91,94,95.
    Armored Signals (PanzerNachtrichten) Btns. 4,37,38,77,78,84,85,90,190,200,220,341.

    Color is: Yellow-Grey.
    Propaganda Kps. Afrika,690,698,
    Propagands Btn. Sudost.
    Supply Troops:

    Color is: Cornflower Blue.

    Div Supply. 5,46 thru 887, 190,220,334,999.
    Gebirgs Div Supply. 54,91,94,95.
    Mot Div Supply. 4,61,66,82,85,160.
    Armored Div Supply. 59,60,81.
    Supply Btn, 533.
    Mot Transport (Kraftwagon) Kps. 33 thru 999 and 4 thru 887.

    Again thanks C Evans for all the research that went into this.
    Hope this can be of some use...
    This article was originally published in forum thread: List of Units & Waffenfarbe used in Afrika and the Balkans 1941 - '42 started by Tim OKeefe View original post
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