The Division Nr. 178 was formed in December 1940 in Liegnitz and was redesignated Division Nr. 178 (mot) in April 1942 and Panzer-Division Nr. 178 in April 1943.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Curt Bernard (15 Dec 1940 - 5 Apr 1943)

Area of operations

Silesia (Dec 1940 - Apr 1943)

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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