34th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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34th Infantry Division
Divisionsabzeichen der 34. Infanterie-Division.jpg
Active April 1936 – April 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Heer
Type Infantry
Size Division

The 34th Infantry Division, (German: 34. Infanterie-Division), was a German military unit that fought in the Battle of France and on the Eastern Front during World War II.

Commanding officers[edit]

  • Generalleutnant Erich Lüdke, 1 April 1936 – 1 October 1937
  • Generalmajor Max von Viebahn, 1 October 1937 – 1 March 1938
  • Generalleutnant Friedrich Bremer, 1 March 1938 – 1 April 1939
  • General der Artillerie Hans Behlendorff, 19 July 1939 – 10 May 1940
  • Generalleutnant Werner Sanne, 11 May 1940 – 1 November 1940
  • General der Artillerie Hans Behlendorff, 1 November 1940 – 18 October 1941
  • Generalleutnant Friedrich Fürst, 18 October 1941 – 5 September 1942
  • Generalleutnant Theodor Scherer, 5 September 1942 – 2 November 1942
  • General der Infanterie Friedrich Hochbaum, 2 November 1942 – 31 May 1944
  • Generalleutnant Theobald Lieb, 31 May 1944 – 1945
  • Oberst Ferdinand Hippel, 1945

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