Fallschirm-Jäger-Regiment 6


Formed in February 1943 in the Vannes/Bretagne area with:

Stab/FJR.6 new
I./FJR.6 from Luftwaffe-Feld-Bataillon 100
II./FJR.6 from IV./Luftlande-Sturm-Regiment 1
III./FJR.6 new

When the division left Italy for Russia, II./FJR.6 remained behind and became I./FJR.11. The rest of the regiment was disbanded, I./FJR.6 becoming I./FJR.7, while the remainder of the regiment was divided between FJR.2 and FJR.7.

The Regiment was reformed in Köln-Wahn in January 1944.

In April 1944 the regiment moved to Normandy (Lessay-Mont Castre-Carentan area), attached to the 91st Luftlande-Division, under LXXXIV. AK / AOK.7. Briefly attached to the 2. Fallschirm-Jäger-Division before 6.6.44.

Operated independently for the remainder of the war:


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