65th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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65. Infanterie-Division
German 65th Infantry Division
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65. Infanterie Division Vehicle Insignia
Active July 1942 – 22 April 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Engagements

World War II

Commanders
Notable
commanders
Gustav Heistermann von Ziehlberg
Hellmuth Pfeifer

The 65th Infantry Division (German: 65. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was formed in July 1942.

Orders of Battle[edit]

65. Infanterie-Division 1943[edit]

  • Infanterie-Regiment 145
  • Infanterie-Regiment 146
  • Panzerjäger- und Aufklärungs-Abteilung 165
  • Artillerie-Regiment 165
  • Pionier-Battalion 165
  • Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 165
  • Divisions-Nachschubführer 165

65. Infanterie-Division 1944[edit]

  • Grenadier-Regiment 145
  • Grenadier-Regiment 146
  • Grenadier-Regiment 147
  • Divisions-Füsilier-Battalion 65
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 165
  • Artillerie-Regiment 165
  • Feldersatz-Battalion 165
  • Pionier-Battalion 165
  • Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 165
  • Divisions-Nachschubführer 165

Commanding officers[edit]

  • Generalleutnant Hans Bömers, 10 July 1942 – 1 January 1943
  • Generalleutnant Wilhelm Rupprecht, 1 January 1943 – 31 May 1943
  • Generalleutnant Gustav Heistermann von Ziehlberg, 31 May 1943 – 1 December 1943
  • Generalleutnant Hellmuth Pfeifer, 1 December 1943 – 22 April 1945

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