- Published: 03 August 2011 03 August 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
The 359. Infanterie-Division was formed in November 1943 at Truppenübungsplatz Radom in the Generalgouvernment (the parts of Poland that were occupied by Germany but not annexed by the it) from the disbanded 293. Infanterie-Division.
It surrendered to the Soviet Red Army in April 1945.
CommandersGeneralleutnant Karl Arndt (20 Nov 1943 - 25 Apr 1945)
Area of operationsPoland (Nov 1943 - Mar 1944)
Eastern front, southern sector (Mar 1944 - Dec 1944)
Poland & Czechoslovakia (Dec 1944 - Apr 1945)
Order of battleGrenadier-Regiment 947
Sources usedGeorg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
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