126th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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126. Infanterie-Division
German 126th Infantry Division
126th Infanterie-Division Logo.svg
Active 1940 – 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Heer
Type Division
Role Infantry
Engagements World War II

The 126th Infantry Division (German: 126. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was formed on 15 October 1940 in Münster.

Commanding officers[edit]

  • General der Infanterie Paul Laux, 15 October 1940 – 8 October 1942
  • Generalleutnant Harry Hoppe, 8 October 1942 – 3 May 1943
  • Generalleutnant Friedrich Hofmann, 3 May 1943 – 8 July 1943
  • Generalleutnant Harry Hoppe, 8 July 1943 – 28 November 1943
  • Generalleutnant Gotthard Fischer, 28 November 1943 – 14 February 1945
  • Generalmajor Kurt Haehling, 14 February 1945 – 8 May 1945

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