The Division z.b.V. 408 was formed in October 1939 in Breslau and was redesignated Division Nr. 408 in October 1942.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Wolfgang von Otterstedt (25 Oct 1939 - 1 Oct 1942)

Area of operations

Silesia (Oct 1939 - Oct 1942)

Order of battle (April 1940)

Landesschützen-Bataillon 553
Landesschützen-Bataillon 554
Landesschützen-Bataillon 555
Landesschützen-Bataillon 556
Landesschützen-Bataillon 557
Landesschützen-Bataillon 584
Landesschützen-Bataillon 558
Landesschützen-Bataillon 586

Sources used

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

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