The 549. Grenadier-Division was formed in July 1944 as a Sperr-Division and redesignated a Grenadier-Division soon after. It was redesignated 549. Volksgrenadier-Division in October 1944.


Generalleutnant Karl Jank (13 July 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Eastern front, central sector (July 1944 - Oct 1944)

Holders of high awards

See 549. Volksgrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1097
Grenadier-Regiment 1098
Grenadier-Regiment 1099
Artillerie-Regiment 1549
Divisionseinheiten 1549

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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