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The 25. Infanterie-Division (mot) was formed from 25. Infanterie-Division 15 November 1940 and was redesignated 25. Panzergrenadier-Division in July 1943.

Commanders

General der Infanterie Heinrich Clößner (15 Nov 1940 - 15 Jan 1942)
General der Panzertruppen Sigfrid Henrici (15 Jan 1942 - 4 Feb 1942)
General der Infanterie Anton Graßer (4 Feb 1942 - 23 July 1943)

Area of operations

Germany (Nov 1940 – May 1941)
Eastern Front, southern sector (June – Sep 1941)
Eastern Front, central sector (Oct 1941 – July 1943)

Nicknames

Stuttgarter Haus-Division (Stuttgart House Division)

Holders of high awards

See 25. Panzergrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Infanterie-Regiment 35 (mot)
Infanterie-Regiment 119 (mot)
Aufklärungs-Abteilung 25 (mot)
Kradschützen-Bataillon 25
Artillerie-Regiment 25 (mot)
- I. – III. Abteilung
Feldersatz-Bataillon 25
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 25
Pionier-Bataillon 25 (mot)
Nachrichten-Abteilung 25 (mot)
Infanterie-Divisions-Nachschubführer 25 (mot)
Verwaltungsdienste 25
Sanitätsdienste 25

Memorial to the fallen of Infanterie-Regiment/Grenadier-Regiment 119 at the Theodor-Heuss-Kaserne in Stuttgart
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(Courtesy of Milgesch)

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

Erwin Boehm - Geschichte der 25. Division
Wilhelm Schrode - Geschichte der 25. Division:  Die Wiederaufstellung der 25. Pz.Gren.Div.

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