Battle for Crete Mini Campaign – Allied and Axis Orbat Summary

Land forces

Commonwealth & Allied Forces, Crete – “Creforce”

Headquarters Creforce – (Eastern Zone, east of Chania)
Headquarters New Zealand Division – (Western Zone, west of Chania)

Naval forces

Forces A1 – 7th Cruiser Squadron)

Force B

Force C – 15th Cruiser Squadron

Force D

Force E – 14th Destroyer Flotilla

5th Destroyer Flotilla

Evacuation Fleet – Sphakia evacuation force

Air forces

Axis forces

Land, Airborne and Air forces

Fliegerkorps XI

Fliegerkorps VIII

Luftflotte IV

Luftlande Sturmregiment

    • Headquarters Luftlande Sturmregiment

    • 1st Battalion

    • 2nd Battalion

    • 3rd Battalion

    • 4th Battalion

    • Two glider companies were detached and seconded to 7th Flieger Division, below

7th Flieger Division

    • Headquarters, 7th Flieger Division

    • 7th Engineer Battalion

    • 7th Artillery Battalion

    • 7th Machine Gun Battalion

    • 7th Anti-tank Battalion

    • 1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment

      • 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, , 3rd Battalion

    • 2nd Fallschirmjäger Regiment *

      • 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, , 3rd Battalion

    • 3rd Fallschirmjäger Regiment

      • 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, , 3rd Battalion

*The 2nd Battalion of the 2nd FJ Rgt was used with the 1st FJ Rgt

5th Gebirgs Division

    • Headquarters, 5th Gebirgs Division

    • 95th Artillery Battalion

    • 95th Anti-tank Battalion

    • 95th Reconnaissance Battalion

    • 95th Engineer Battalion

    • 95th Signal Battalion

    • 85th Gebirgsjäger Regiment

      • 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion

    • 100th Gebirgsjäger Regiment

      • 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion

    • 141st Gebirgsjäger Regiment

      • 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion

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