181st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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181. Infanterie-Division
German 181st Infantry Division
Active December 1939 – 8 May 1945
Country Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Branch Heer
Type Division
Role Infantry
Engagements

World War II

Commanders
Notable
commanders
Eugen-Heinrich Bleyer

The 181st Infantry Division (German: 181. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was formed on 1 December 1939.

Orders of Battle[edit]

181. Infanterie-Division 1940[edit]

  • Infanterie-Regiment 334
  • Infanterie-Regiment 349
  • Infanterie-Regiment 359
  • Artillerie-Regiment 222
  • Pionier-Battalion 222
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 222
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 222
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachschubführer 222

181. Infanterie-Division 1943[edit]

  • Grenadier-Regiment 359
  • Grenadier-Regiment 363
  • Divisions-Füsilier-Battalion 181
  • Artillerie-Regiment 222
  • Pionier-Battalion 222
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 222
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 222
  • Infanterie-Divisions-Nachschubführer 222

Commanding officers[edit]

  • Generalleutnant Peter Bielfeld, 1 December 1939 – 10 January 1940
  • Generalleutnant Kurt Woytasch, 10 January 1940 – 1 March 1942
  • Generalleutnant Friedrich Bayer, 1 March 1942 – 24 March 1942
  • Generalleutnant Hermann Fischer, 24 March 1942 – 1 October 1944
  • Generalleutnant Eugen Bleyer, 1 October 1944 – 8 May 1945

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