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65th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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Country  Nazi Germany
Type  Infantry
Branch  Army
Size  Division
65th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

Active  July 1942 – 22 April 1945
Engagements  World War II Italian Campaign Moro River Campaign Battle of Anzio Operation Diadem Gothic Line Offensive Spring 1945 offensive in Italy

The 65th Infantry Division (German: 65. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was formed in July 1942.

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65. Infanterie-Division 1943

  • Infanterie-Regiment 145
  • Infanterie-Regiment 146
  • Panzerjäger- und Aufklärungs-Abteilung 165
  • Artillerie-Regiment 165
  • Pionier-Battalion 165
  • Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 165
  • Divisions-Nachschubführer 165
  • 65. Infanterie-Division 1944

  • Grenadier-Regiment 145
  • Grenadier-Regiment 146
  • Grenadier-Regiment 147
  • Divisions-Füsilier-Battalion 65
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 165
  • Artillerie-Regiment 165
  • Feldersatz-Battalion 165
  • Pionier-Battalion 165
  • Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 165
  • Divisions-Nachschubführer 165
  • Commanding officers

  • Generalleutnant Hans Bömers, 10 July 1942 – 1 January 1943
  • Generalleutnant Wilhelm Rupprecht, 1 January 1943 – 31 May 1943
  • Generalleutnant Gustav Heistermann von Ziehlberg, 31 May 1943 – 1 December 1943
  • Generalleutnant Hellmuth Pfeifer, 1 December 1943 – 22 April 1945
  • References

    65th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) Wikipedia