110th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
110. Infanterie-Division
German 110th Infantry Division
110th Infanterie Division Logo.svg
ActiveApril 1940 – 1944
Country Nazi Germany
EngagementsWorld War II

The 110th Infantry division was formed in April 1940 in Lüneburg, Germany under the 11. Armee and was commanded by Generalleutnant Ernst Seifert. Until June 1941 and the commencement of Operation Barbarossa on the 22nd day of that month, it was stationed in Poland. It fought on the Eastern Front as part of Army Group Centre, VIth Corps and had, by the end of the war, nine Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross holders, four of whom received their awards in November 1943.[citation needed] The division was destroyed by Soviet forces in July 1944. The division itself consisted of three infantry regiments and an artillery regiment.[1]

Commanding officers[edit]