The 249. Infanterie-Division was formed in the Netherlands in March 1945 and was a cover-name for the Festungs-Kommandant Hoek van Holland that never reached divisional size.


Oberst Plinzer (? Mar 1945 - ? May 1945)

Area of operations

Netherlands (Mar 1945 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 197 (II./Flallschirmjäger-Regiment 31)
Grenadier-Regiment 623 (IV./Flallschirmjäger-Regiment 31)
Grenadier-Regiment 709
Divisions-Füsilier-Bataillon 249
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 249
Divisionseinheiten 249

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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