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The 274. Infanterie-Division was ordered formed on 26 May 1943 in Norway. Its formation was completed on 1 July 1943. The division remained on security and coastal defense duties in Norway for the rest of the war.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Wilhelm Rußwurm (1 June 1943 - 27 Oct 1944)
Generalleutnant Kurt Weckmann (27 Oct 1944 - 8 May 1945)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberstleutnant Heinrich Schulz (10 Jul 1943-15 Dec 1944)
Major Ewald Herrmann (15 Dec 1944-May 1945)

Area of operations

Norway (June 1943 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Festungs-Grenadier-Regiment 862
Festungs-Grenadier-Regiment 865
Artillerie-Regiment 274
Pionier-Bataillon 274
Nachrichten-Abteilung 274
Versorgungseinheiten 274

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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