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11th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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Country  Nazi Germany
Type  Infantry
Garrison/HQ  Allenstein
Branch  Army
Size  Division
11th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)
Active  1 October 1934 – 8 May 1945

The 11th Infantry Division (11. Infanterie-Division) was a formation of Nazi Germany's Wehrmacht during World War II. Formed 1 October 1934 as Infanterieführer I in Allenstein it was renamed 11. Infanterie-Division on 15. October 1935 with the disclosure of German rearmament. The division was evacuated from Courland pocket on 30 April 1945.

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Commanders

  • Generalleutnant Günther von Niebelschütz 1 October 1934 – 1 April 1937
  • Generalleutnant Max Bock 1 April 1937 – 23 October 1939
  • Generalleutnant Herbert von Böckmann 23 October 1939 – 26 January 1942
  • Generalleutnant Siegfried Thomaschki 26 January 1942 – 7 September 1943
  • Generalleutnant Karl Burdach 7 September 1943 – 1 April 1944
  • Generalleutnant Hellmuth Reymann 1 April 1944
  • Generalmajor Gerhard Feyerabend 18 November 1944
  • Literature

  • Burkhard Müller-Hillebrand: Das Heer 1933–1945. Entwicklung des organisatorischen Aufbaues. Vol.III: Der Zweifrontenkrieg. Das Heer vom Beginn des Feldzuges gegen die Sowjetunion bis zum Kriegsende. Mittler: Frankfurt am Main 1969, p. 285.
  • Georg Tessin: Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg, 1939 – 1945. Vol. III: Die Landstreitkräfte 6 – 14. Mittler: Frankfurt am Main 1967.
  • References

    11th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) Wikipedia


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