The 14. Landwehr-Division was formed on 26 August 1939 from Grenzschutz-Abschnittskommando Freiburg and was redesignated 205. Infanterie-Division in January 1940.

Commanders

Generalmajor Ernst Richter (26 Aug 1939 - ? Jan 1940)

Area of operations

Germany (Sep 1939 - Jan 1940)

Order of battle

Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 33
Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 40
Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 59
Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 182
Landwehr-Artillerie-Abteilung 14
Landwehr-Nachrichten-Abteilung 14

Meal time at the "Gulaschkanone" (Feldkochherd, FKH) in Landwehr-Artillerie-Abteilung 14
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Meassuring training in the Gallwitzkaserne in Freiburg
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Christmas 1939 in Landwehr-Artillerie-Abteilung 14
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Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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