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291st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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Active  6 February 1940
Allegiance  Wehrmacht
Type  Infantry
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch  Army
Size  15,000 Soldiers
291st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

The German 291st Infantry Division, was an infantry division of the Wehrmacht and served in World War II. It was formed in February 1940 as a division of the 8th Wave at the Troop training ground Arys im WK I (Prussia).

Commanding officers

  • General der Artillerie Kurt Herzog, 7 February 1940 – 10 June 1942
  • Generalleutnant Werner Goeritz, 10 June 1942 – 15 January 1944
  • Generalmajor Oskar Eckholt, 15 January – 10 July 1944
  • Generalmajor Arthur Finger, 10 July 1944 – 27 January 1945
  • References

    291st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) Wikipedia


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