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The 156. Reserve-Division was formed in October 1942 from Division Nr. 156. It was stationed on the Channel coast until February 1944 when it was redesignated 47. Infanterie-Division.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Richard Baltzer (? Oct 1942 - 8 July 1943)
Generalmajor Johannes Nedtwig (8 July 1943 - ? Sep 1943)
Generalleutnant Richard Baltzer (? Sep 1943 - 27 Dec 1943)
Generalleutnant Otto Elfeldt (27 Dec 1943 - ? Feb 1944)

Area of operations

Belgium (Oct 1942 - Feb 1943)
France (Feb 1943 - Mar 1943)
Belgium (Mar 1943 - Feb 1944)

Order of battle

Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 26
Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 227
Reserve-Grenadier-Regiment 254
Reserve-Artillerie-Regiment 26
Radfahr-Schwadron 1056   

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
Samuel W. Mitcham Jr - Hitler's Legions: The German Army Order of Battle World War II
George F. Nafziger - The German Order of Battle: Infantry in World War II
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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