Großdeutschland began as a ceremonial guard, but it eventually expanded into an
entire Panzer Grenadier unit. This was one of best-equipped and heavily armed
units in the entire German army, even better than most full strength panzer divisions.
After defeating the Soviets, Großdeutschland was tasked with “maintaining the
peace” in German occupied Reichskommissariat Russland. However, with the
imminent invasion of Amerika, Großdeutschland was pulled out of
Reichskommissariat Russland, expanded for overseas invasion, and loaded onto
the first wave of invasion transports. This “Amerika Korps” was designed for
one purpose: victory in Amerika.