Sunday, July 3, 2022

KG Klink OOB - Barbarossa 1941

 Here is the Table of Organization for KG Klink for the Campaign in Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union, June 1941.

The patriarch, founding father, patron saint, original member, and Colonel of Panzer troops commanding the kampfgruppe, now sporting the Knight's Cross, Iron Cross 1st Class, and Iron Cross 2nd Class for his combat leadership during the campaigns in Greece, France, and Poland, respectively:

                                                                Colonel Klink

Date/LocationSoviet Union, June 1941

Legend: IAB: Infantry Assault Badge
              PAB: Panzer Assault Badge
              TKB: Tank Killer Badge
              Orange Highlight ("Poland"): Sort of a campaign ribbon to show where he's fought.
              Red Highlight (with number): Shows the number of tanks knocked out by that Panzer crew.
              Green Highlight ("KC, "IC1," and IC2)" Iron Cross holder, either Knght's Cross, 1st or 2nd Class.

Commanding OfficerColonel Klink (IAB, WB (1), KC, IC1 and 2)
PolandFranceGreeceBarbarossa
Executive Officer: LtCol Schultz (IAB, WB (2),  IC2)   
PolandFranceBarbarossa

Panzer Battalion - Captain Loeb (PAB, WB (3), IC1 and 2)   (5 TK) (Pz III)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

1st Panzer Company
 - Captain Wehner (IAB, TKB (1), WB (2), IC2) (Pz III) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

1st Panzer Platoon
 – 2nd Lt Fahrmann (PAB), (2 TK) (Pz III)
PolandGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Two - Sgt Keck, (PAB, WB (2), IC2) (1 AC) (Pz III) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three – Cpl Nowitzki (Pz III) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Cpl Pechstein (Pz III) 
Greece, Barbarossa

2nd Panzer Platoon – Sgt 1st Class Friessler (PAB, WB (3)) (4 TK) (Pz III)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Two - Sgt Zedler (PAB, WB (2)) (Pz III)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three – Cpl Holdtstaat (Pz III)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Cpl Claudius (Pz III) 
Greece, Barbarossa

3rd Panzer Platoon - SSgt Graebner (PABIC1 and 2(4 TK) (Pz IV) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa   

Vehicle Two - Sgt Kapp (Pz IV) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three - Cpl Rausch (Pz IV)  
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Cpl Ullrich (Pz IV)  
Greece, Barbarossa


2nd Panzer Company - 1st Lt Weider (IAB,  IC2) (3 TK) (Pz III)  
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

1st Panzer Platoon
 – 2nd Lt Hinkle (IAB, WB (1)) (1 TK) (Pz III) 
Poland,  Greece, Barbarossa 
Vehicle Two - Sgt Harms (PAB, WB (1))  (Pz III)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three – Cpl Geiger (1 TK) (Pz III)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Cpl Steffen (Pz III) 
Greece, Barbarossa

2nd Panzer Platoon – SSgt Fittzbaum (PAB, WB (2), IC2)  (3 TK) (Pz III) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Two - Sgt Gruden (WB 1) (Pz III) 
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three – Cpl Neuer (WB (1) (Pz III) 
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Cpl Claudius (Pz III) 
Greece, Barbarossa

3rd Panzer Platoon - Sgt 1st Class Mangold (PAB, WB (1)) (2 TK) (Pz IV) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Two - Cpl Progen (Pz IV)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three – Cpl Leno (Pz IV)  
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Cpl Friesinger (Pz IV) 
Greece, Barbarossa


Grenadier Battalion
- Major Freitag (IAB, WB (2), IC1 and 2)  
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

1st Schutzen Company - 1st Lt Klugmann (IAB, WB (1), IC1 and 2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

1st Grenadier Platoon - SSgt Hafl (IAB, WB (1),  IC1 and 2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa 
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Kallmeyer (IAB) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Mathias
Greece, Barbarossa
3rd Rifle Squad - Cpl Henkel
Greece, Barbarossa   
4th Rifle Squad – Officer Cadet Lange
Barbarossa

2nd Grenadier Platoon - SSgt Dorn (IAB)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Sgt Lehmkuhl (IAB, WB (1))
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Goller
Greece, Barbarossa 
3rd Rifle Squad - Cpl Frodeno
Greece, Barbarossa   
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Ackerman
Greece, Barbarossa 

3rd Grenadier Platoon - Sgt Kallenbach (IAB, WB (2),  IC2) (2 TK) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Klostermann (TKB (1), GreeceIC2)
Greece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Wallon
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
3rd Rifle Squad - Cpl Leitner
Greece, Barbarossa   
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Zwiener
Greece, Barbarossa 


2nd Schutzen Company - 1st Lt Tausch (IAB,  IC1 and 2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

4th Grenadier Platoon - SSgt Wilhelm (IAB,  IC2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Sgt Osswald (IAB)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa 
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Unger
Greece, Barbarossa 
3rd Rifle Squad - Cpl Kloden
Greece, Barbarossa   
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Kercheisen
Greece, Barbarossa 

5th Grenadier Platoon - Sgt Arndt (IAB, WB (1),  IC2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Hackl (IAB, WB (1))
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Wolfe
Greece, Barbarossa 
3rd Rifle Squad – Cpl Lurz
Greece, Barbarossa
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Uwe
Greece, Barbarossa


6th Grenadier Platoon - Sgt Dilbertt (IAB, TKB (1),  IC2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa 
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Rau
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Nystad
Greece, Barbarossa
3rd Rifle Squad – Cpl Resch
Greece, Barbarossa
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Hofl
Greece, Barbarossa


3rd Schutzen Company - 1st Lt Ost (IAB, WB (2), IC2) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa

7th Grenadier Platoon - SSgt Aust (IAB, WB (1))
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Visner (IAB, WB (1),  IC2)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Annett
Greece, Barbarossa
3rd Rifle Squad - Cpl Lausburg
Greece, Barbarossa   
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Franz
Greece, Barbarossa 

8th Grenadier Platoon - Sgt Imhofe (IAB,  IC2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Salz (WB (1))
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Goring
Greece, Barbarossa 
3rd Rifle Squad – Cpl Hamann
Greece, Barbarossa 
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Meyer
Greece, Barbarossa

9th Grenadier Platoon - Sgt Kandler (IAB,  IC2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Cpl Reiswitz
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Adolf
Greece, Barbarossa
3rd Rifle Squad – Cpl Werner
Greece, Barbarossa
4th Rifle Squad – Cpl Neumann
Greece, Barbarossa


Schwere Company – 1st Lt Orstens
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa 


MG Platoon
- Sgt Axthelm (IAB, WB (1))
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa                       
Gun 1: Cpl Steinkamp (IAB) (MG34) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Gun 2:
Cpl Kroner (MG34) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 3:
Cpl Hufner  (MG34) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 4:
LCpl Jorgensen (MG34) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 5:
LCpl Moen (MG34) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 6:
LCpl Grun (MG34) 
Greece, Barbarossa

Mortar Platoon
- Sgt Everestt 
Greece
, Barbarossa
Gun 1: Cpl Vigerte (80mm mortar) 
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Gun 2:
Cpl Kluge  (80mm mortar) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 3:
LCpl Schiff (80mm mortar) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 4:
LCpl Sondland (80mm mortar) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 5:
LCpl Hager (80mm mortar) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 6:
LCpl Hesse  (80mm mortar) 
Greece, Barbarossa

Infantry Gun Platoon - Sgt Jagla
Greece
, Barbarossa
Gun 1: Cpl Steinmetz (75mm gun) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 2:
Cpl Haupt  (75mm gun) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 3:
LCpl Graehme (75mm gun) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 4:
LCpl Groen (75mm gun
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 5:
LCpl Nans (75mm gun)
Greece, Barbarossa 
Gun 6:
LCpl Postma  (75mm gun) 
Greece, Barbarossa

Anti-Tank Gun Platoon - Sgt Oberlander (IAB,  IC2) (2 TK) (PaK-36 37mm ATG) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Gun 1: Cpl Drexler (IAB,  IC2) (2 TK) (PaK-36 37mm ATG)                                        Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Gun 2: Cpl Saucen (PaK-36 37mm ATG
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 3: Cpl Hambuchen  (PaK-36 37mm ATG
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 4: LCpl Gerdt (PaK-36 37mm ATG
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 5: LCpl Boxleitner (PaK-36 37mm ATG) 
Greece, Barbarossa
Gun 6: LCpl Heidengen  (PaK-36 37mm ATG
Greece, Barbarossa


                                
Reconnaissance Battalion - Major Bohm (PAB, WB (2)) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa 

Armored Reconnaissance Company – 2nd Lt Kleiber (PAB, WB (1))
PolandGreece

Armored Car Platoon – SSgt Pichler (PAB, WB (2), IC2) (Sdkfz 222) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Sgt Edst  (IC2) (Sdkfz 222) 
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
3rd Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Sgt Fasbender (PAB) (Sdkfz 231) 
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
4th Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Officer Cadet Obrecht (Sdkfz 231) 
Barbarossa


Light Tank Platoon - SSgt Jurgens (PAB, WB (2)) (Pz II)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Two - Cpl Sachenbacher (Pz II)
Greece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Three – Cpl Stehle (Pz II)
Greece, Barbarossa
Vehicle Four - Officer Cadet Zabel (Pz II) 
Barbarossa

Armored Engineer Platoon - SSgt Mader (IAB, TKB (1), WB (1), IC2) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Rifle Squad - Sgt Creuzburg (IAB)  
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Rifle Squad - Cpl Junker
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
3rd Rifle Squad – Cpl Schieffen 
Greece, Barbarossa 
4th Rifle Squad – Officer Cadet Uhrmann
Barbarossa


Motorised Rifle Company – 1st Lt Ginter (IC2)   
Greece, Barbarossa


1st Motorcycle Platoon - SSgt Gradl (IAB, WB (3),  IC1 and 2) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Motorcycle Squad - Sgt Obst (IAB, WB (1))
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Motorcycle Squad - Cpl Orel (IAB, WB (1))
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
3rd Motorcycle Squad – Cpl Walz
Greece, Barbarossa
4th Motorcycle Squad – Cpl Hager
Greece, Barbarossa

2nd Motorcycle Platoon - SSgt Behrendt (IAB, TKB (1),  IC1 and 2) 
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
1st Motorcycle Squad - Sgt Lutz (IAB, WB (1))
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Motorcycle Squad – Cpl Rishel (IAB, WB (1))
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
3rd Motorcycle Squad – Cpl Hartwig
Greece, Barbarossa
4th Motorcycle Squad – Cpl Albert
Greece, Barbarossa


3rd Armored Carrier Platoon - SSgt Barkstrom (IAB, WB (1),  IC2)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa 
2nd Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Sgt Nader (IAB)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
3rd Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Cpl Coulver  
FranceGreece, Barbarossa
4th Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Cpl Zurner
Greece, Barbarossa
5th Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle – Cpl Christian
Greece, Barbarossa


Assault Gun Battery2nd Lt Haas (IAB,  IC2) (Stug III) 
Poland,  Greece, Barbarossa

1st Assault Gun Platoon - SSgt Kulle (Stug III) 
FranceGreece, Barbarossa    
2nd Assault Gun – Cpl Buschulte (Stug III) 
Greece, Barbarossa
3rd Assault Gun - Cpl Schuberte (Stug III) 
Greece, Barbarossa

2nd Assault Gun Platoon - Sgt Wagner (WB (1)) (1 TK) (Stug III)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa    
2nd Assault Gun – Cpl Evi (Stug III) 
Greece, Barbarossa
3rd Assault Gun – Cpl Glagow (Stug III) 
Greece, Barbarossa

 
PanzerJaeger Battery - 2nd Lt Distler (PAB) (PzJgr I)
Poland,  Greece, Barbarossa

1st Panzerjaeger Platoon - SSgt Dittrich (IC2) (2 TK) (PzJgr I)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa   
2nd Anti-Tank Vehicle – Sgt Halstenburg (1 TK) (PzJgr I)
Greece, Barbarossa 
3rd Anti-Tank Vehicle – Sgt Hamburg (PzJgr I)
FranceGreece, Barbarossa 

2nd Panzerjaeger Platoon - SSgt Mayer (PAB) (1 TK) (PzJgr I)
Poland, FranceGreece, Barbarossa
2nd Anti-Tank Vehicle – Sgt Jochen (PzJgr I)
Greece, Barbarossa 
3rd Anti-Tank Vehicle - Cpl Hans (PzJgr I)
Greece, Barbarossa 




Casualties:

 

Left Out of Battle:


Notes: 

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