294th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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294th Infantry Division
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Engagements World War II

The 294th Infantry Division was a German infantry division in World War II that participated in the invasion of Yugoslavia.[1] The 294th Infantry Division was amalgamated with the 513th Infantry Regiment to create the 513th Grenadier Regiment, on October 15, 1942.

Commanding officers

  • Generalleutnant Otto Gabcke, 13 February 1940 – 22 March 1942
  • General der Infanterie Johannes Block, 22 March 1942 – 12 August 1943
  • Generalmajor Hermann Frenking, 12 August – 24 December 1943
  • Generalmajor Werner von Eichstädt, 24 December 1943 – 26 August 1944


  1. ^ U.S. Army 1986, p. 41.


  • U.S. Army (1986) [1953]. The German Campaigns in the Balkans (Spring 1941). Washington, D.C.: United States Army Center of Military History. OCLC 16940402. CMH Pub 104-4.
  • The life of RKT Major Hans Guhr. (07-22-2012). Major Hans Guhr. http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609656

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