The 328. Infanterie-Division was formed in December 1941 as a “Walküre”-Division (1) under the 17. Welle (wave). It was disbanded in November 1943 after suffering heavy losses on the Eastern Front. The remnants formed Divisions-Gruppe 328 which was assigned to the 306. Infanterie-Division.

For info on 328. Infanterie-Division Seeland, see Infanterie-Division Seeland.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Albert Fett (15 Aug 1941 - 30 Dec 1941)
Generalleutnant Wilhelm Behrens (30 Dec 1941 - 3 Apr 1942)
Generalleutnant Joachim von Tresckow (3 Apr 1942 - 20 Nov 1943)

Area of operations

Eastern front, central sector (Dec 1941 - Dec 1942)
France (Dec 1942 - Sep 1943)
Eastern front, southern sector (Sep 1943 - Nov 1943)

Order of battle (1942)

Infanterie-Regiment 547
Infanterie-Regiment 548 (2)
Infanterie-Regiment 549
Artillerie-Regiment 328
Divisionseinheiten 328

Order of battle (1943)

Grenadier-Regiment 547
Grenadier-Regiment 549
Grenadier-Regiment 569
Artillerie-Regiment 328
Divisionseinheiten 328

Engineers taking part in the destruction of the Marseille waterfront February 1943
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Engineers taking part in the destruction of the Marseille waterfront February 1943
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Footnotes

1. Four divisions were formed in Dec 1941 under the code word “Walküre” from elements of the Ersatzheer as reinforcements for the Eastern Front.
2. Detached and in February 1943 attached to the 83. Infanterie-Division.

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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