The Division z.b.V. 412 was formed on 12 January 1940 in Wiesbaden from the staff of Division z.b.V. 445. In October 1940 the staff was used to form the staff of 4. Gebirgs-Division.


Generalleutnant Friedrich Genthe (12 Jan 1940 - 25 Oct 1940)

Area of operations

Germany (Jan 1940 - Oct 1940)

Order of battle

Landesschützen-Bataillon 765
Landesschützen-Bataillon 759 (elements)
Landesschützen-Ersatz-Bataillon 12

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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