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Friday, 14 September 2012

295th Infantry Division





The 295th Infantry Division (295. Infanterie-Division) was formed in March/April 1940 from newly trained personnel. Not identified in action prior to the Russian campaign, where it was continuously engaged on the southern front from July 1941.  Virtually destroyed at Stalingrad.

Commander 

General der Artillerie Rolf Wuthmann, from 2 May 1942 to 16 November 1942

General der Artillerie Rolf Wuthmann
Rolf Wuthmann














Generalmajor Dr. Otto Korfes, from 16 November 1942 to 1943

Generalmajor Dr. Otto Korfes
Dr. Otto Korfes














516 Infantry Regiment
517 Infantry Regiment
518 Infantry Regiment
295 Schnelle Battalion
295 Artillery Regiment
295 Pionier Battalion
295 Anti-Tank Battalion
295 Reconnaissance Battalion
295 Signal Battalion

Auxiliary unit number 295
Home Station (Wkr. XI)

23 August 1942

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