Jalkaväkirykmentti 56 (Infantry Regiment 56)

Note. This unit history covers the Continuation War unit with this name, there was no continuity between similarly numbered regiments during in the Winter War and Continuation War.

Commanders

eversti Martti Vihma (17 June 1941 - 2 Dec 1941)
everstiluutnantti Matti Aarnio (2 Dec 1941 - 20 Nov 1944)

Footnotes

1. Promoted to eversti on 23 June 1944.

Sources used

Mikko Kohvakka - Jatkosodan suomalaisjoukot ja niiden komentajat

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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