86th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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86th Infantry Division
86. Infanterie-Division
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86. Infanterie Division Vehicle Insignia
Active 26 August 1939 – 3 November 1943
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Garrison/HQ Altenburg
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Helmuth Weidling

The German 86th Infantry Division (German: 86. Infanterie-Division) was created on 26 August 1939. The division was disbanded on 3 November 1943.

Commanding officers[edit]

Order of battle[edit]

  • Infanterie-Regiment 167
  • Infanterie-Regiment 184
  • Infanterie-Regiment 216
  • Artillerie-Regiment 186
  • Divisionseinheiten 186

References[edit]

Bibliography
  • Tessin, Georg (1972). Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939–1945. Sechster Band. Die Landstreitkräfte 71–130. Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-0872-1.