The Division z.b.V. 427 was formed on 24 October 1940 and was redesignated 557. Infanterie-Division on 16 February 1940.

Commanders

Generalmajor Maximilian Zürn (25 Oct 1939 - 15 Feb 1940)

Area of operations

Germany (Oct 1939 - Feb 1940)

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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