German land army composition in Sep 1939:


Wehrmacht surpassed Polish Army in firepower which can be seen in numbers. It can be also noticed Polish Army was beaten in numbers of trucks, cars, motorcycles and tanks and also in communications and leadership organisation. German infantry division had more artillery than polish one (polish: 36 light guns and 12 heavy guns + regiment guns + mortars and grenade launchers). But the main disadvantage of polish artillery was the lack of speed and communications. There is divisions number in whole Germany in tables below.


Infantry divisions:
Ist waveIInd waveIIIrd waveIVth wave
Divisions number3517305
Troops17.73415.27317.90115.019
Armoured Cars33--
Heavy machineguns138114150114
Light machineguns378345559343
Grenade launchers 80mm54---
Grenade launchers 50mm93---
Infantry guns 150mm6---
Infantry guns 75mm20262626
Antitank guns 37mm75757575
Field howitzers 150mm12121212
Field howitzers 105mm36363636
Trucks615509248536
Cars394393330359
Motorcycles527497415529
Horses4.8424.8546.0334.077
Horse vehicles9198241.529826

Panzer divisionsLight divisions Mot inf divisionsMountain DivisionsCavalry brigades
Number74431
Troops11.79210.77216.44517.1886.684
Tanks32486---
Armoured Cars10170-13130-6
Heavy machineguns46621307244
Light machineguns180402374275133
Grenade launchers 80mm1824543618
Grenade launchers 50mm304284369
Infantry guns 75mm812241212
Antitank guns 37mm4854724821
Field howitzers 150mm8-128-
Field howitzers 105mm1624361612
Guns 100mm4----
Antiaircraft guns 20mm121212-12
Trucks1.4021.3681.687618222
Cars561595989253205
Motorcycles1.2891.0981.323529318
Horses---4.8454.552
Horse vehicles---659409