291st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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291st Infantry Division
291st Infanterie Division Logo.svg
Active 6 February 1940
Country  Nazi Germany
Allegiance Wehrmacht
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size 15,000 Soldiers
Engagements World War II

The German 291st Infantry Division, was an infantry division of the Wehrmacht and served in World War II. It was formed in February 1940 as a division of the 8th Wave at the Troop training ground Arys im WK I (Prussia).

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  • Dunn, Walter Scott (February 2009). Second Front Now - 1943: An Opportunity Delayed. 978-0817355470. ISBN 978-0-8173-5547-0.