- Published: 17 July 2011 17 July 2011
- Last Updated: 21 October 2012 21 October 2012
The Festungs-Division Kreta was formed in January 1942 from 164. Infanterie-Division. It was redesignated 164. Leichte Afrika Division in July 1942 with the elements not sent to Africa being absorbed by Festungs-Brigade Kreta.
Generalleutnant Josef Folttmann (1 Jan 1942 - 18 July 1942)
Area of operations
Crete (Jan 1942 - July 1942)
Order of battle
George F. Nafziger - The Afrika Korps: An organizational history 1941-1943
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
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