359th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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359th Infantry Division
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359. Infanterie Division Vehicle Insignia
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Heer
Type Division
Engagements World War II

The 359th Infantry Division (German: 359. Infanterie-Division) was a German infantry division in World War II. It was formed on 11 November 1943 in Radom and surrendered to Soviet forces near Braunau, present-day Broumov in the Czech Republic.

Commanding officers[edit]

  • Generalleutnant Karl Arndt, 20 November 1943 – 25 April 1945

References[edit]

  • Tessin, Georg (1974). Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939–1945. Neunter Band. Die Landstreitkräfte 281–370. Biblio-Verlag, Osnabrück. ISBN 3-7648-0872-1.