75th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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75. Infanterie-Division
German 75th Infantry Division
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75. Infanterie Division Vehicle Insignia
Active 26 August 1939 – 8 May 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Engagements

World War II

Commanders
Notable
commanders
Helmuth Beukemann

The 75th Infantry Division (German: 75. Infanterie-Division) was a German infantry division in World War II. It was formed on 26 August 1939.

Orders of Battle

75. Infanterie-Division 1939

  • Infanterie-Regiment 172
  • Infanterie-Regiment 202
  • Infanterie-Regiment 222
  • Artillerie-Regiment 157
  • Pionier-Battalion 175
  • Aufklärungs-Abteilung 175
  • Panzerabwehr-Abteilung 175
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 175
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachschubtruppen 175

75. Infanterie-Division 1944

  • Grenadier-Regiment 172
  • Füsilier-Regiment 202
  • Grenadier-Regiment 222
  • Divisions-Füsilier-Battalion 75
  • Artillerie-Regiment 175
  • Feldersatz-Battalion 175
  • Pionier-Battalion 175
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 175
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 175
  • Kommandeur der Infanterie-Divisions-Nachschubtruppen 175

Commanding officers

  • Generalleutnant Ing. Ernst Hammer, 26 August 1939 – 5 September 1942
  • Generalleutnant Erich Diestel, 5 September 1942 – 12 September 1942
  • Generalleutnant Helmuth Beukemann, 15 September 1942 – 9 July 1944
  • Generalmajor Karl Arning, 10 July 1944 – 5 April 1945
  • Generalmajor Lothar Berger, 6 April 1945 – May 1945
  • Oberst Gerhard Matthaiss, May 1945 – 8 May 1945

External links

  • "75. Infanterie-Division". Lexikon der Wehrmacht. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 

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