The Infanterie-Division Ostpreußen was formed on 17 April 1944 on Truppenübungsplatz Mielau as a Schatten-Division (Shadow-Division, used to reinforce other units or to be upgraded into a normal division). It was used to strengthen 65. Infanterie-Division in July.

Area of operations

East Prussia & Italy (Apr 1944 - July 1944)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment Ostpreußen 1
Grenadier-Regiment Ostpreußen 2
Artillerie-Abteilung
Pionier-Bataillon

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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