156th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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156th Infantry Division
Active Apr- May 1945
Country Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Branch Heer
Type Infantry
Size Division

The 156th Infantry Division (German: 156. Infanteriedivision) was a German Army infantry division in World War II.


The 156th Infantry Division was raised in April 1945, where it was sent to the eastern front, which was approaching westwards to the German border.


  • Generalleutnant Siegfried Rekowski (Feb 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Operations Officers[edit]

  • Major Herbert Giesenhagen (25 Mar 1945-2 May 1945)

See also[edit]