Sketch of the
positions of the trapped
389. Infanterie Division on
20 January 1943 in the
factory district north of Stalingrad.
XI. Army Corps
The Corps was under command of General Strecker.
(Red Army and defender of Stalingrad)
Regiment 544 was commanded by Oberst Kolmar von Debschitz.
Regiment 545 was by then commanded by Oberst I.G. Hans Steffler
(died in the
Russian POW camp of Frolovo on 21 March 1943)
Regiment 546 was commanded by Oberstleutnant Wilhelm Hartenstein
action at Stalingrad)
Research : Geert Rottiers,
Schelle, Belgium 11 July 2003.