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98th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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Country  Nazi Germany
Type  Infantry
Engagements  World War II
Branch  Army
Size  Division
98th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)
Active  18 September 1939 – 8 May 1945

The 98th Infantry Division (German: 98. Infanterie-Division) was created on 18 September 1939 in Grafenwöhr. It was destroyed on the Crimea in May 1944 and reformed on 5 June 1944.

Commanding officers

  • Generalleutnant Erich Schröck, 1 September 1939 – 11 April 1940
  • Generalleutnant Herbert Stimmel, 11 April 1940 – 10 June 1940
  • Generalleutnant Erich Schröck, 10 June 1940 – 31 December 1941
  • General der Infanterie Martin Gareis, 31 December 1941 – 1 February 1944
  • Generalleutnant Alfred-Hermann Reinhardt, 1 February 1944 – 11 April 1945
  • Generalmajor Otto Schiel, 11 April 1945 – 8 May 1945
  • References

    98th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht) Wikipedia


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