76th Infantry Division (Germany)


76th Infantry Division (Germany)

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

*General der Artillerie Maximilian de Angelis, 1 September 1939
*Generalleutnant Carl Rodenburg, 26 January 1942
*General der Infanterie Erich Abraham, 1 April 1943
*Generalleutnant Otto-Hermann Brücker, July 1944
*General der Infanterie Erich Abraham, August 1944
*Generalleutnant Siegfried von Rekowski, 17 October 1944
*Oberst Dr. Wilhelm-Moritz Freiherr von Bissing, 8 February 1945
*Generalmajor Erhard-Heinrich Berner, 14 February 1945

See also

* Division (military), Military unit, List of German divisions in WWII
* Heer, Wehrmacht

References

* Wendel, Marcus (2004). " [http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=1509 76. Infanterie-Division] ".
* " [http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Infanteriedivisionen/76ID.htm 76. Infanterie-Division] ". German language article at www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de. Retrieved March 17, 2008.


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