The 395. Infanterie-Division was formed in March 1940 in East Prussia from 521. Infanterie-Division. It was disbanded in August 1940 with the infantry regiments being used to form Heimat-Wach-Batallione to be used to guard prisoners of war.


Generalleutnant Hans Stengel (? Mar 1940 - 16 Aug 1940)

Area of operations

East Prussia (Mar 1940 - Aug 1940)

Order of battle

Infanterie-Regiment 665
Infanterie-Regiment 674
Infanterie-Regiment 675
Artillerie-Regiment 395 (1)
Radfahr-Schwadron 395
Nachrichten-Kompanie 395
Divisions-Nachschubführer 395


1. Added in June 1940 and armed with guns captured from the Polish forces.

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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