156th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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

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

History[edit]

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.

Commanders[edit]

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

Operations Officers[edit]

  • Major Herbert Giesenhagen (25 March 1945 – 2 May 1945)

References[edit]

  • Tessin, Georg (1973). Die Landstreitkräfte 131—200. Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939—1945. 7. Frankfurt/Main: E.S. Mittler. p. 98.