The 2. Division was formed from 2. Brigade Wien in June 1935. Following the Anschluss when Austria became a part of Germany it was used to form the 44. Infanterie-Division.

Commanders

Feldmarschalleutant Theodor Haselmayer (1 June 1935 - ? Mar 1938)

Manpower strength

1938 12.919

Order of battle

Wiener Infanterieregiment Erzherzog Carl Nr.3
Wiener Infanterieregiment Hoch- und Deutschmeister Nr.4
Wiener Infanterierregiment Babenberg Nr.15
Wiener Leichtes Artillerieregiment Nr.2
Selbständiges Artillerieregiment Kaiser Maximilian I
Garde-Bataillon
Infanterie-Kanonen-Abteilung 2
Wiener Pionierbataillon Nr.2
Telegraphen-Bataillon 2
Division-Kraftfahr-Abteilung 2

Sources used

Research by Glenn Jewison & Peter Kreuzer

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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