76th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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German 76th Infantry Division
76th Infanterie Division Logo.svg
Active26 August 1939 –1945
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
EngagementsWorld War II

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.

Organization[edit]

Structure of the division:[1]

  • Headquarters
  • 178th Infantry Regiment
  • 203rd Infantry Regiment
  • 230th Infantry Regiment
  • 176th Artillery Regiment
  • 176th Reconnaissance Battalion
  • 176th Anti-Tank Battalion
  • 176th Engineer Battalion
  • 176th Signal Battalion
  • 176th Divisional Supply Group

Commanding officers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ German Order of Battle, 1st-290th Infantry Divisions in WWII. p. 85.
  • Tessin, Georg (1972). Die Landstreitkräfte 71—130. Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939—1945. 6. Frankfurt/Main: E.S. Mittler. pp. 29–31.