98th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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98. Infanterie-Division
German 98th Infantry Division
Active 18 September 1939 – 8 May 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Heer
Type Division
Role Infantry
Engagements World War II

The 98th Infantry Division was created on 18 September 1939 in Grafenwöhr. It was destroyed on the Crimea in May 1944 and reformed on 5 June 1944.

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Wehrmachtbericht reference[edit]

Date Original German Wehrmachtbericht wording Direct English translation
10 September 1944 (Addendum) Die 98. Infanteriedivision unter Führung von Generalmajor Reinhard hat sich in den schweren Abwehrkämpfen an der Adriaküste durch besondere Standhaftigkeit ausgezeichnet.[1] The 98th Infantry Division under leadership of Generalmajor Reinhard distinguished itself by showing exceptional firmness in the heavy defensive battles at the Adriatic coast.

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References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ Die Wehrmachtberichte 1939–1945 Band 3, p. 238.
Bibliography
  • Gareis, Martin (2004). Kampf und Ende der fränkisch-sudetendeutschen 98. Infanterie Division (in German). Verlag: Dörfler. ISBN 978-3-89555-184-0.
  • Schulz, W. (1978). Der Weg der 98. Infanterie Division 1939-1945 (in German). Selbstverlag, Wulfsfelde
  • Die Wehrmachtberichte 1939-1945 Band 3, 1. Januar 1944 bis 9. Mai 1945 (in German). München: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 1985. ISBN 3-423-05944-3.

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