Pocket Orbat Crete- Axis Land Forces

Axis forces – Land, Airborne – Pocket Orbat Crete

Luftlande Sturmregiment

Headquarters Luftlande SturmregimentGeneralmajor Eugen Meindl, then Col. Ramcke, Maj. Braun[11] Comd (C3,Vet,Lad)

1st Glider Battalion, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Battalion, 4th Battalion Rifle (S3,Vet,Lad)

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

7th Flieger Division

Box 057 Fallschirmjaeger Division

Box 057 Fallschirmjäger Division

HQ, 7th Flieger Division  – Generalleutnant Wilhelm Süssmann – Comd (C3,Vet,Lad), Medical (S1,Vet,noncom),Log (S1,Vet,Ld)

1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment Oberst Bruno Bräuer   Rifle (S3,Vet,Lad) – Heraklion

2nd Fallschirmjäger Regiment Oberst Alfred Sturm, Maj, Schulz, Captain Paul[11]  Rifle (S3,Vet,Lad) –Retimno

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

3rd Fallschirmjäger Regiment Oberst Richard Heidrich, Lt. Heckel[12]  Rifle (S3,Vet,Lad) – Hania

7th Engineer Battalion Engr (E1,Vet,HaLd)

Fallschirmjaeger Pioneers and Recce

7th Artillery Battalion 10.5cm or 7.5mm Mountain Arty (S3,Vet,MaLd)

Fallschirmjaeger Artillery

7th Machine Gun Battalion

7th Anti-tank Battalion 7.5cm PaK 38 (S3,Vet,MaLd

FallschirmJaeger RHQ or PaK Companyor

Fallschirmjaeger Artillery

5th Gebirgs Division

Headquarters, 5th Gebirgs DivisionGeneralmajor Julius Ringel, Maj. Haidlen, Capt. Ferchl[12] Comd (C3,Vet,Lad), Medical (S1,Vet,noncom),Log (S1,Vet,Ld)

85th Gebirgsjäger Regiment Oberst August Krakau Rifle (S3,Vet,Lad)

100th Gebirgsjäger Regiment Oberst Willibald Utz  Rifle (F3,Vet,Lad)

141st Gebirgsjäger Regiment Oberst Maximilian Jais Rifle (F3,Vet,Lad)

95th Artillery Battalion 10.5cm Mtn Arty (S3,Vet,MaLd)

95th Anti-tank Battalion 7.5cm PaK 38 (S3,Vet,MaLd)

95th Reconnaissance Battalion Recce (R1,Vet,Lad)

95th Engineer Battalion Engineer (E1,Vet,HaLd)

95th Signal Battalion shown as part of divisional comd