76th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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German 76th Infantry Division
76th Infanterie Division Logo.svg
Active 26 August 1939 –1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Engagements World War II

The 76th Infantry Division was created on 26 August 1939 together with the 23rd Infantry Division in Potsdam. The division was annihilated in the Battle of Stalingrad and reformed by the OB West on 17 February 1943.

Commanding officers[edit]


  • Tessin, Georg (1972). Die Landstreitkräfte 71—130. Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939—1945. 6. Frankfurt/Main: E.S. Mittler. pp. 29–31.