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This well-supported infantry company represents a force typical of the footsloggers who made up the bulk of the early war German army. Transport is either on foot or by horse-drawn wagon or limber.

In 1939, each platoon would have consisted of ten-man section, but this was found to be unwieldy and reduced for the 1940 campaigns.  The main change between the companies of 1940 and 1941 is the composition of the Company HQ. In 1940, each Company HQ would have had its own contingent of MMGs, but these were removed and gathered into separate MMG platoons for the invasion of the Soviet Union.

 
 

Core Troops

Company HQ

1st Platoon

2nd Platoon

3rd Platoon

Battalion Support

MMG Platoon

Mortar Platoon (81mm)

Assault Rafts

Snipers

Regimental Support

Infantry Gun Section (75mm)

INFANTRY GUN SECTION (150MM)

Anti-Tank Platoon (PaK35)

Anti-Tank Platoon (PaK36)

Divisional Support

Medium Armoured Car Patrol

Light Armoured Car patrol

Reconnaissance Platoon

Engineer Platoon

Engineer Half-Tracks

Corps Support

 Reconnaissance (sdkfz 231 6rad)

TANK HUNTER PLATOON (PANZERJAGER I)

Assault Gun Platoon (StuG IIIA)

Stug Support

Medium Anti-Aircraft Platoon (SdKfz 7/2 with 3cm AA gun)

Heavy Anti-Aircraft Platoon (88mm)

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HQ Element

Field Kitchen

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