131st Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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131st Infantry Division
131st Infanterie-Division Logo.svg
ActiveOctober 1940 – February 1945
Country Nazi Germany
Garrison/HQHanover, Germany

The 131st Infantry Division (German: 131. Infanteriedivision) was a German Army infantry division in World War II.

Operational history[edit]

The 131st Infantry Division was activated in October 1940, primarily out of other divisions - it included soldiers from the 31st and 269th Infantry Divisions, and cavalry from the 19th.[1]

Order of battle[edit]

  • 431st Infantry Regiment
  • 432nd Infantry Regiment
  • 434th Infantry Regiment
  • 131st Reconnaissance Battalion
  • 131st Tank-destroyer Battalion
  • 131st Engineer Battalion
  • 131st Signal Battalion
  • 131st Divisional-Resupply Troops



  1. ^ Mitcham, Samuel W. (2007). German Order of Battle: 1st-290th Infantry divisions in World War II. Stackpole Books. pp. 182–183.