- Published: 04 August 2011 04 August 2011
- Last Updated: 24 March 2013 24 March 2013
The 352. Infanterie-Division was formed in Normandy from the disbanded 321. Infanterie-Division. It was destroyed in the fighting in Normandy in July 1944.
Heinrich Severloh inflicted a large number of casualties on the US forces landing on Omaha Beach from a machine gun emplacement known as “Widerstandsnest 62” and was nicknamed the "Beast of Omaha Beach".
Generalleutnant Dietrich Kraiß (6 Nov 1943 - ? July 1944)
Area of operations
France (Nov 1943 - July 1944)
Order of battle
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
Unit insignia illustration courtesy of Wikimedia
Reference material on this unit
Heinrich Severloh - WN 62: Erinnerungen an Omaha Beach Normandie, 6. Juni 1944 (Hek Creativ Verlag, 2004)
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