121st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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121. Infanterie-Division
German 121st Infantry Division
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121. Infanterie Division Vehicle Insignia
Active 1940–45
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Balkenkreuz.svg German Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Engagements World War II

The 121st Infantry Division (German: 121. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was a part of the German XXVIII Army Corps.

Commanding officers[edit]

  • General der Artillerie Curt Jahn, 5 October 1940 – 6 May 1941
  • Generalleutnant Otto Lancelle, 6 May 1941 – 8 July 1941
  • General der Artillerie Martin Wandel, 8 July 1941 – 11 Nov 1942
  • General der Infanterie Helmuth Prieß, 11 November 1942 – March 1944
  • Generalmajor Ernst Pauer von Arlau, March 1944 – 1 June 1944
  • Generalleutnant Rudolf Bamler, 1 June 1944 – 27 June 1944
  • General der Infanterie Helmuth Prieß, 27 June 1944 – 10 July 1944
  • General der Infanterie Theodor Busse, 10 July 1944 – 1 August 1944
  • Generalleutnant Werner Ranck, 1 August 1944 – 30 April 1945
  • Generalmajor Ottomar Hansen, 30 April 1945 – 8 May 1945