The 349. Infanterie-Division was formed in November 1943 near Saint-Omer in northern France from the disbanded 217. Infanterie-Division. It was transferred to the Eastern Front in April 1944 where it was destroyed in July and formally disbanded in August.


General der Infanterie Otto Lasch (20 Nov 1943 - ? Aug 1944)

Area of operations

France (Nov 1943 - Apr 1944)
Eastern front, central sector (Apr 1944 - Aug 1944)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 911
Grenadier-Regiment 912
Grenadier-Regiment 913
Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 349
Artillerie-Regiment 349
Divisionseinheiten 349

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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