This is the Juno Beach order of battle on D-Day.

Canadian soldiers approaching Juno Beach aboard LCAs
Top: Wounded Canadian soldiers lying on Juno beach awaiting transfer to casualty clearing station, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. Middle: The same bunker in 2006 Bottom: The view down the beach from the bunker, showing enfilading fire position.

Canadian ArmyEdit

3rd Canadian Infantry Division Divisional Troops[1][2]

7th Canadian Infantry (Assault) Brigade Group – Mike Green / Mike Red and Nan Green Beaches[6][7]

8th Canadian Infantry (Assault) Brigade Group – Nan White and Nan Red Beaches[9][10]

9th Canadian Infantry Brigade – Landing through 8th CIB on Nan Beaches[11][12]

Supporting corps divisional units integrated in Mike Sector and Nan Sector

British ForcesEdit

British forces on Juno beach included units from Second Army and Combined Operations Headquarters[2]

102 Beach Sub-Area[2][14]

Naval forcesEdit

Force J was commanded by the British, and the flagship vessel came from the Royal Navy. Among the chief vessels in this combined British and Canadian Force were

The force also included 109 Royal Canadian Navy vessels, among them:

Landing craft from both the RN and RCN were employed in Force J, the total number were:

  • 1 Landing Ship Headquarters
  • 2 Assault Group Headquarters Ship
  • 3 Landing Ships Infantry (Large)
  • 3 Landing Ships Infantry (Medium)
  • 12 Landing Ships Infantry (Hand Hoisting)
  • 20 Landing Craft Infantry (Large)
  • 8 Landing Craft Infantry (Small)
  • 142 Landing Craft Assault
  • 4 Landing Craft Assault (Obstacle Clearance)
  • 18 Landing Craft Assault (Hedgerow)
  • 8 Landing Craft Support (Medium)
  • 4 Landing Craft Headquarters
  • 22 Landing Ship Tank Mark II
  • 2 Landing Craft Tank Mark III (Flotilla of 10 craft each)
  • 7 Landing Craft Tank Mark IV (Flotilla of 10 craft each)
  • 2 Landing Craft Tank Mark V/VI (Flotilla of 10 craft each)
  • 7 Landing Craft Flak
  • 7 Landing Craft Gun (Large)
  • 7 Landing Craft Tank (Armoured)
  • 8 Landing Craft Tank (High Explosive)
  • 9 Landing Craft Tank (Rocket)
  • 36 Landing Craft Personnel (Large) Smoke Layer
  • 4 Landing Barge Flak
  • 4 Landing Craft Support (Large) Mark I
  • 3 Landing Craft Support (Large) Mark II
  • 1 Landing Ship Dock
  • 15 Rhino ferry

German forcesEdit

Infantrie-Divisionen 716.
 
Wehrmacht 716 Infantry Division
ActiveJune 1944
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Wehrmacht Heeren
TypeStatic Infantry (Bodenständigen)
RoleCoastal Defence KVA Caen
SizeDivision (~8,000 men)
Garrison/HQCalvados: Baie-de-Seine
EngagementsNormandy Landings
Commanders
CommanderWilhelm Richter

Standing against the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, units of, 716.Infanterie-Division (Static) – Wehrmacht Heer Coastal Defence (Bodenständigen), had little tactical mobility and its personnel, in general, belonged to the lowest category of conscript, coming from older age groups or from the Landsturm: Military District 6. While the division in Normandy with the fewest personnel; fronting the JUNO Sector, its density of troops was a little stronger than elsewhere. The division had no combat experience before D-Day, and on 1 May 1944 it only had 7,771 personnel of all ranks. [17][18]

The 716. Infanterie-Division consisted of:[19][citation needed]

  • 716.Division – HQ Stab Gefechtsstand: Caen: La Folie-Couvrechef – GOC: Generalleutnant Wilhelm Richter[citation needed][20]
    • Nachrichten-Abteilung 716. Kdr Major Werner Liedloff (Signals)
  • K.V.A. H1 / Küsten Verteidigung Abschnitt Caen. Kdr: Generalleutnant Wilhelm Richter. Gefechtsstand: Caen - La Folie-Couvrechef [21]
    • K.V.-Gruppe. Küsten Verteidigung Gruppe Courseulles:
      • K.V.U.-Gr. Küsten Verteidigung Unter Gruppe Meuvaines: Major Lehman - Kdr Bataillon II. / 726. Gefechtsstand: St. Croix sur Mer (Bazenville)
      • K.V.U.-Gr. Küsten Verteidigung Unter Gruppe Seulles: Hauptmann Deptolla - Kdr Bataillon II. / 736. Gefechtsstand: Château de Tailleville at WN 23
    • K.V.-Gruppe. Küsten Verteidigung Gruppe Riva-Bella: Oberst Ludwig Krug - Kdr Grenadier-Regiment 736. Gefechtsstand: Colleville-sur-Orne at WN 17 Höhe
      • K.V.U.-Gr. Küsten Verteidigung Unter Gruppe Orne: - Kdr Bataillon I. / 736. Gefechtsstand: Colleville-sur-Orne
      • K.V.U.-Gr. Küsten Verteidigung Unter Gruppe Luc: Major Pipor - Kdr Bataillon III. / 736. Gefechtsstand: Cresserons
  • 716.Division – Artillerie-Regiment 1716.[22][23]
    • Bataillon I. / 1716 AR. East of Orne: WN 17 Beauvais
      • Bttn 1. Merville WN01 - NW Gonneville-sur-Orne
      • Bttn 2. Southwest of Colleville-sur-Orne - At WN16
      • Bttn 3. East of Orne - At Brieville
      • Bttn 4. Southwest Ouistreham - Château d'Eau: At WN12
    • Bataillon II. / 1716 AR. Ouistreham: West of Crepon
      • Bttn 5. Between South Crepon and Bazenville: At WN36a
      • Bttn 6. La Mare-Fontaine: Between Crepon and Bazenville - At WN32
      • Bttn 7.(Resi) North le Moulin sur Mue - West Bény-sur-Mer: At WN28 [24]
    • Bataillon III. / 1716 AR. Northwest of Caen: NOT in 716 Inf.Div. Sector
      • Bttn 8 Not in 716 Div Sector: At Maisy La Martiniere - WN84 (352 Inf Div)
      • Bttn 9. Not in 716 Div Sector: At Maisy Les Perruques - WN83 (352 Inf Div)
      • Bttn 10. (Waldersee) At Plumetot - N.E. Bayeux
    • GHQ Heeres-schwere-Artillerie-Abteilung 989. (Heeresgruppe-Reserve Attached) Gefechtsstand: Northeast of Reviers.• [25]
      • Batterie 1. / s.Art.-Abtl 989. Southwest of Basly - Moved to Bénouville (x4 12.2cm s.F.H. 396 (r))
      • Batterie 2. / s.Art.-Abtl 989. At Amblie - East of The Seulles (x4 12.2cm s.F.H. 396 (r)) [26]
      • Batterie 3. / s.Art.-Abtl 989. East of Creully (x4 12.2cm s.F.H. 396 (r))
    • Herres-Kusten-Artillerie-Abteilung 1260. (Attached) Gefechtsstand – Arromanches• [27]
      • 1. Bttr. / H.K.A. Abtl 1260. At St. Aubin-d’Arquenay: WN 08 - Ouistreham (x6 15.5cm K 420 (f))
      • 2. Bttr. / H.K.A. Abtl 1260. East of Arromanches - Attached to 352. Inf.Div.
      • 3. Bttr. / H.K.A. Abtl 1260. At WN 35a - Mont Fleury (x4 12.2cm K 390 (r))
      • 4. Bttr. (MKM) / H.K.A. Abtl 1260. At WN 48 - Longues (x4 15cm TbtsK C/36)
      • Flak-Zug / H.K.A. Abtl 1260.
  • Grenadier-Regiment 726. Oberst Walter Korfes Gefechtsstand : Château de Sully - Bayeux Attached to 352.Inf.-Div [28][29]
    • Bataillon I./726. Stab & Kompanie 1/2/3/4 – Attached to 352.Inf.Div
    • Bataillon II./726. HQ Stab. Gefechtsstand: At Ste-Croix-sur-Mer: KVU-Gr Meuvaines
      • Kompanie 5./II. East of Tierceville, North of Colombiers-sur-Seulles
      • Kompanie 6./II. At Bazenville, Northwest of Villiers-le-Sec
      • Kompanie 7./II. West of Banville, South of Ste-Croix-sur-Mer
      • Kompanie 8.(schwere) /II. South of Crepon, North of Creully
    • Bataillon III./726. Stab & Kompanie 9/10/11/12 – Grandcamp-les-Bains: Attached to 352.Inf.Div
    • Bataillon IV./726. 439.Ost-Battalion: Attached to 352.Inf.Div
    • 14(PaK) Kompanie. At Hameau de Vaux - Behind Vaux-Le Buisson
  • Grenadier-Regiment 736. Oberst Ludwig Krug Stab: Colleville-sur-Orne [28][30][31]
    • Bataillon I./736. Stab I. Gefechtsstand: Ouistreham – Kdr KVU-Gr Orne. Kompanie 1/2/3/4 - (Riva Bella - UK Sword Sector)
    • Bataillon II./736. Stab II. Gefechtsstand: Château de Tailleville – Kdr KVU-Gr Seulles (WN 23)[32]
      • Kompanie 5./ II. KoKdr Hauptmann Rudolf Grute
        • Zug - At Bernières-sur-Mer: WN 28 and WN28a [33][34]
        • Zug / Stab Gruppen - At Saint Aubin-sur-Mer: WN 27 [35]
      • Kompanie 6./ II. KoKdr Hauptmann Grote
        • Zug - At Courseulles-sur-Mer EAST: WN 29 [36]
        • Zug - At Courseulles-sur-Mer WEST: WN 31 [37]
        • Zug-Gruppen - At Courseulles-sur-Mer SOUTH: WN 30 [38]
      • Kompanie 7./ II. La Rivière and Ver-sur-Mer (WN 33 UK Gold)
      • Kompanie 8.(schwere)/ II. Bn Reserve: Field Position – Les Ruines Saint-Ursin (La Tombette)
    • Bataillon III./736. Stab III. Gefechtsstand: Cresserons – Kdr KVUGr Luc (KVGr Riva Bella: UK Sword Sector)
      • Kompanie 9./ III. Langrunne-sur-Mer and Luc-sur-Mer (WN 24 UK Sword)
      • Kompanie 10./ III. Lion-sur-Mer and Hermanville-sur-Mer (WN 20 UK Sword)
      • Kompanie 11./ III. Bn Reserve: South of Tailleville - Northwest of Cresserons
      • Kompanie 12./ III. Bn Reserve: North of Douvres (WN 23a) and la-Délivrande (WN 22)[39] (UK Sword)
    • Bataillon IV./736. 642. Ost-Battalion: Stab: Amfreville – Kompanie 1/2/3/4 (KV-Gr Riva Bella UK Sword)
    • 14(PaK) Kompanie: Luc-sur-Mer and Lion-sur-Mer (UK Sword)
  • Ost-Battalion 441 (Ukrainian). (Attached) Stab: de Mars-Fontaine, SW Ver-sur-Mer [28][40][41]
    • Einsatzfaehig - KVU-Gr. Seulles: Infanterie-Division 716. (Anlandungen: CA Juno)[citation needed]
      • Kompanie 2. (Jagdkommando-Kp. 52) Bn Reserve: Southeast of Courseulles-sur-Mer, At Les Rotys,
    • Einsatzfaehig - KVU-Gr. Meuvaines: Infanterie-Division 352. (Anlandungen: UK Gold)[citation needed]
      • Kompanie 1. (Ukrainer-Kp. 52) Hameau de Vaux (Aerium de Graye - Le Buisson) at WN 33a [42]
      • Kompanie 3. West of Ver-sur-Mer, At Le Hable de Heurtot
      • Kompanie 4. East of Ver-sur-Mer
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 716. Gefechtsstand: Oberleutnant Kurt Kaergel – Biéville[43][44]
    • Kompanie 1. (Sfl) / Pz.Jg-Abt 716. Gefechtsstand: At la Croix de Bois Biéville - North of Caen,
    • Kompanie 2. (StuG) / Pz.Jg-Abt 716. Gefechtsstand: At Reviers
    • Kompanie 3. (FlaK) / Pz.Jg-Abt 716. Gefechtsstand: At Sallenelles
      • Zug - At Tailleville la Tomblette: x6 7.5 cm D.C.A. Mle 1938(f) AA Guns.[48]
      • Zug - At Tailleville la Tomblette: x20 3.2 cm Wurfgerät 40/41 Packkiste.[citation needed]
      • Zug - At Anisy. On Trailers:2 cm Flak 30/38/Flakvierling
  • Pionier-Bataillon 716. Gefechtsstand: Herouvillette-Haras
    • Kompanie 1. Hérouvillette, Northeast of Caen
    • Kompanie 2. Detached to 352.Inf.Div and Garrisoned: At Anisy / Mathieu
    • Kompanie 3. Detached to 352.Inf.Div
  • Schnelle-Brigade 30 / 716. Heeresgruppe-Reserve (Ersatzheer). Gefechtsstand: Coutances. Commander: Oberstleutnant H.F. von und Aufsess[citation needed]
    • Schnelle-Abteilung 513 [Bicycle]. Attached 06.06.1944 - Gefechtsstand: In Location At Coutances (West of St.Lo)
    • Schnelle-Abteilung 517 [Bicycle]. Attached 06.06.1944 - Gefechtsstand: In Location At Bréhal (South West of St.Lo)
    • Schnelle-Abteilung 518 [Bicycle]. Attached 06.06.1944 - Gefechtsstand: In Location At Cérences (South West of St.Lo)
  • 716.Division – Divisional Troops.[49]
    • 716.Division – Versorgungs-truppen 716. (Supply)
    • 716.Division – Verwaltungs-zug 716. (Food Services)
    • 716.Division – Sanitäts-Btl 716. (Medical)
    • 716.Division - Nachschub-Btl 716. (Transportation)

Panzer-Division 21., belonging to XXXXVII Pz.Gr.West, was allocated to AOK.7 (Army Group B) as its (only) reserve. Pz.Div.21 was reconstituted on 15 July 1943, in the reorganization of schnellen Brigade West (SB 931). Pz.Div.21 was absent from Normandy from March 1944, for Operation Maragretha, in Hungary, until May 1944, when it was reassigned to Brittany, and then moved up into Normandy.[citation needed] On 6 June 1944, Panzer-Division 21., on its initiative, adopted a 'new' organization for battle, as Regimental (Brigade) Groups were formed, PzKGr.Oppeln - Pz.Regt.22., and KGr.Luck - Pz.Gren-Regt 125., they regrouping an infantry battalion for a tank battalion, and KGr.Rauch - Pz.Gren-Regt192., was formed, given Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 155., assigned a battalion to each Kampfgruppe.[50] The Canadians, coming South, from Juno Beach, did not experience a direct impact from either PzKGr.Oppeln or KGr.Luck and only felt a slight impact, in their area of influence, from the counter-move undertaken by KGr.Rauch, on 6 June.

  • Panzer-Division.21. Gefechtsstand: St. Pierre-sur-Dives (Begleitkompanie)
    • GOC Kommandeur: Generalmajor Edgar Feuchtinger
    • Panzer-Aufklärung-Abteilung. 21. Gefechtsstand: SE of Condé-sur-Noireau: x5 Kompanien (some Pz.)
  • Panzer-Regiment. 22. (former Pz.Regt.100.) Gefechtsstand: Aubigny (with Pz.FlaK-Ko.)[51]
    • Kdr: Oberst Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski (PzKGr. Oppeln: North of Caen - West of Orne – From 06.06.44)
    • I. Btl. /Pz.Regt. 22. Stab: Jort (Saint Piere-sur-Dives) StabsKo & Pz.Kompanien: 1. 2. 3. 4.
    • II. Btl. /Pz.Regt. 22. Stab: Fresné-la-Mère (Falaise) StabsKo & Pz.Kompanien: 5. 6. 7. 8.
  • Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment. 125(tgp) Gefechtsstand: Vimont (Stabs Ko.)[52]
    • Kdr: (Baron) Major Freiherr Hans von Luck (KGr. Luck: East of Orne – From 06.06.44)
    • I. Btl. (Gepanzert) Stab: Fierville-la-Campagne: Kompanien (SPW) 1. 2. 3. & Kompanien 4.(sch)
    • II. Btl. (Motorized) Stab: Colombelles:[53]
      • Kompanien (Mot.) 5. Northwest of Troarn
      • Kompanien (Mot.) 6. Les Carrieres - North of Chateau Bannevilles-les-Campagnes
      • Kompanien (Mot.) 7. Rainville
      • Kompanien 8.(sch) East of Colombelles
    • 9. Kompanie (s.IG) /125. Colombelles
    • 10. Kompanie (s-Werfer) /125. Colombelles
  • Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment. 192 (mot.) Gefechtsstand: Thury-Harcourt (Stabs Ko.) [54]
    • Kdr: Oberst Josef Rauch (KGr. Rauch: Northwest of Caen – From 06.06.44)
    • I. Btl. (Gepanzert) Stab: Verson: Kompanien (SPW) 1. 2. 3. 4.
    • II. Btl. (Motorized) HQ Stab: Le Mesnil (Anisy) (13 May) Stabs Ko: Villons-les-Buissons[55]
      • Kompanien 5. (Mot.) At Château la Londe, Northeast of Epron (verst.)
      • Kompanien 6. (Mot.) Buron
      • Kompanien 7. (Mot.) North of Périers-sur-le-Dan (Hermanville) (verst.) Southeast of Plumetot
      • Kompanien 8. (sch.) At Cairon and then KUGr Braatz – Bénouville Caen Canal Bridge
    • 9. Kompanie (s.IG)/192. At Croisilles
    • 10. Kompanie (Werfer)/192. At Thury-Harcourt
  • Panzer- Artillerie-Regiment. 155. Gefechtsstand: St. André-sur-Orne [56]
    • Kdr: Oberst Hühne
    • I. Btl./155. Gefechtsstand – Mathieu:
      • Bttn 1. (sfl) Northwest of Beuville [57]
      • Bttn 2. (Mot.) West of Périers-sur-le-Dan (WN 21a) [58]
      • Bttn 3. (SPW) Northwest of Colomby-sur-Thaon[59]
    • II. Btl./155. Gefechtsstand – May-sur-Orne: 4. Bttn. / 5. Bttn. / 6. Bttn.
    • III. Btl./155. Gefechtsstand – Thury-Harcourt: 7. Bttn. / 8. Bttn. / 9. Bttn.
    • 10. Batterien (gp). (s.Werfer)
    • Heeres-Flakartillerie-Abteilung. (H.-Flak-Abtl.) 305. Gefechtsstand: Hérouville Kdr: Hauptmann Ohlendorf
      • 1. Bttn. SE of Caen
      • 2. Bttn. West of Caen
      • 3. Bttn. At St. Pierre sur Dives
      • 4. Bttn.
      • 5. Bttn.
    • Heeresflakabt.200.
      • I. Bttn. Flak
      • II. Bttn. Flak
      • III Bttn. gemischte Flak
  • Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 200 (Stug.-Abtl. 200) Gefechtsstand: Quetteville
    • Batterien. 1.
    • Batterien. 2.
    • Batterien. 3.
    • Batterien. 4.
    • Batterien (Ko) 5. / Stug.-Abtl. 200. From Cambes-en-Plasne at Epron- North of Caen
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 200 (Pz.Jg.-Abtl. 200). Kdr: Hauptmann Werner von Lyncker, Stab: Saint-Pierre (Maison des Trois Chimnees) Tilly-sur-Seulles [56][60]
    • Kompanie 1.(sfl) / Pz.Jg.ABt 200. Stab: Châteux de Grand-Tonne, At Sainte-Croix- Grand-Tonne (Martagny)[61]
    • Kompanie 2.(sfl) / Pz.Jg.ABt200. Stab: Château du Mesnil-Patry, At Le Mesnil-Patry (Putot)
    • Kompanie 3.(sfl) / Pz.Jg.ABt 200. Stab: Camilly, South of Le Fresnet-Camilly[62]
  • Panzer-Pionier-Bataillon 220. Gefechtsstand: Clécy -Saint-Remy [54]
    • Pz.Pi.Kompanie 1.(SPW) /220. At Quesnay, Northeast of Falaise
    • Pz.Pi.Kompanie 2.(SPW) /220. Gaillon and Vernon, Southeast of Rouen (Detached)
    • Pi Kompanie 3. (Mot.) /220. At Creully, Northweast of Bayeau [63]
    • Pi.Zug Brücken-(Brüko) Kolonne
  • Pz.Div.21 – Divisions-Einheiten
    • Pz. Nachschubtruppen 200.
    • Pz. Nachrichtenabteilung 200.
    • Pz. Feld-Ersatz.Bataillon 200. Gefechtsstand: Condé-sur-Noireau – Stab & Kompanien 1. 2. 3. 4.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Lt-Col J.D. Mingay, GS 3 Cdn Inf Div, Neptune 'Overlord' 3 Cdn Inf Div Operation Order No.1, 13 May 1944. ORBAT 3 Cdn Inf Div
  2. ^ a b c d e Lt-Col H.F. Joslen, Orders of Battle, United Kingdom and Colonial Formations and Units in the Second World War, 1939–1945, London: HM Stationery Office, 1960/Uckfield: Naval & Military Press, 2003, ISBN 1-843424-74-6, pp. 583–5.
  3. ^ a b 3 Can Division at Royal Artillery 1939–1945 (archive site)
  4. ^ a b c Maj-Gen R.P. Pakenham-Walsh, History of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Vol IX, 1938–1948, Chatham: Institution of Royal Engineers, 1958, pp. 335–6.
  5. ^ [Tonner, Mark W. On Active Service (Service Publications, Ottawa, ON) ISBN 1-894581-44-X]
  6. ^ Lt-Col J.D. Mingay, GS 3 Cdn Inf Div, Neptune 'Overlord' 3 Cdn Inf Div Operation Order No.1, 13 May 1944. Appendix 'B' Annexure 1
  7. ^ Operation Overlord 7 Canadian Infantry Brigade Group: Operation Order No.1 Extracts – Canadian Scottish Regiment Amended Copy
  8. ^ "Juno Beach – Regina Rifles". Members.shaw.ca. Retrieved 2011-02-25.
  9. ^ Lt-Col J.D. Mingay, GS 3 Cdn Inf Div, Neptune 'Overlord' 3 Cdn Inf Div Operation Order No.1, 13 May 1944. Appendix 'B' Annexure 2
  10. ^ Operation Overlord 8 Canadian Infantry Brigade Group: Operation Order No.1 Extracts
  11. ^ Lt-Col J.D. Mingay, GS 3 Cdn Inf Div, Neptune 'Overlord' 3 Cdn Inf Div Operation Order No.1, 13 May 1944. Appendix 'B' Annexure 3
  12. ^ 9 Canadian Infantry Brigade Group: Operation Order No.1 Extracts
  13. ^ Col L.F. Morling, Sussex Sappers: A History of the Sussex Volunteer and Territorial Army Royal Engineer Units from 1890 to 1967, Seaford: 208th Field Co, RE/Christians–W.J. Offord, 1972, p. 215.
  14. ^ Rogers, J & D (2012). D-Day Beach Force. The Men Who Turned Chaos into Order (1 ed.). Stroud: The History Press. p. 20. ISBN 9780752463308.
  15. ^ a b 80 AA Bde Operation Order No 1, 20 May 1944, in 80 AA Bde War Diary 1944, The National Archives, Kew]], file WO 171/1085.
  16. ^ a b Brig N.W. Routledge, History of the Royal Regiment of Artillery: Anti-Aircraft Artillery 1914–55, London: Royal Artillery Institution/Brassey's, 1994, ISBN 1-85753-099-3, pp. 305–7.
  17. ^ Kampf Der 716.Division in der Normandie, Generalleutnant Richter, Wilhelm. Allendorf, den 31 Mai 1947. The Battle of the 716th Infantry Division in Normandy, Wilhelm Richter, 1947. US Army Europe: Manuscript No. B-621 / WWII Foreign Military Studies 1945-54: NARA M1035.
  18. ^ James, Chris and George at Battlefront, Battlefront Miniatures 2006-2016, The German 716. Infanteriedivision in Normandy – Last Updated On Tuesday, December 3, 2013. See http://www.flamesofwar.com/hobby.aspx?art_id=328 Accessed 16.05.2016
  19. ^ Laurent Lefebvre – D-Day Historian, 716. Infanterie-Division, D-Day – Order of Battle. See: http://www.americandday.org/D-Day_German-Forces/716_Infanterie_Division.html Accessed 17.06.2016
  20. ^ Steiger, Capt. A.G., Report No. 41 – Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. 716 Inf Div 6 Jun 44 Initial Situation. Appendix "C and D". Dated 20 Jul 51
  21. ^ Steiger, Capt. A.G., Report No. 41 - Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. 716 Inf Div 6 Jun 44 Initial Situation. Page 15. (OB West History: State of Defences) and Appendix "C" (716 Inf Div Initial Situation: Map). Dated 20 Jul 51
  22. ^ Stéphane Moutin-Luyat, German Forces in Normandy: 716. Infanterie Division. See: http://www.6juin1944.com/assaut/allemagne/en_index.php?id=716 Accessed 17.06.2016
  23. ^ Capt. A.G. Steiger, Report No. 41 - Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. 716 Inf Div 6 Jun 44 - Initial Situation: Appendix ‘G’. Dated 20 Jul 51. Accessed 28.01.2018
  24. ^ Richard Drew, Atlantikwall: WW2 Defences from 1941-1944, France: AOK 7 Normandie. See: http://www.atlantikwall.co.uk/oldsite/atlantikwall/Courseulles/Wn28a-Benys-sur-Mer-01/html/page01.htm Accessed 18.05.2016
  25. ^ Capt. A.G. Steiger, Report No. 41 - Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. 716 Inf Div 6 Jun 44 - Initial Situation: Appendix ‘G’. Dated 20 Jul 51. Accessed 28.01.2018
  26. ^ Capt. A.G. Steiger, Report No. 41 - Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. 716 Inf Div 6 Jun 44 Initial Situation. Appendix "D". Dated 20 Jul 51
  27. ^ Capt. A.G. Steiger, Report No. 41 - Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. 716 Inf Div 6 Jun 44 - Initial Situation: Appendix ‘G’. Dated 20 Jul 51. Accessed 28.01.2018
  28. ^ a b c Steiger, Capt. A.G., Report No. 41 – Historical Section (G.S.) Army Headquarters. The German Defences in the Courseulles-St.Aubin Area of the Normandy Coast: Information from German Sources. Page15.-Para27. Organization and Appendix C/D. Dated 20 Jul 51
  29. ^ For Structure: Rich Hasenauer and Jim Baker, Fire and Fury Games. The Nafziger Orders Of Battle Collection: 716.Infanterie-Division – Normandy 6th June 1944. See: http://www.fireandfury.com/orbats/late716infantriedivdday.pdf Accessed 17.06.2016
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