The 6. Division was formed from 6. Brigade Kärnten, Salzburg, Tirol und Voralberg in June 1935. Following the Anschluss when Austria became a part of Germany it was used to form the 2. Gebirgs-Division.


Generalmajor Johann Harhammer (1 June 1935 - 31 Aug 1935)
Feldmarschalleutnant Eugen Beyer (1 Sep 1935 - ? Mar 1938)

Manpower strength

1938 11.234

Order of battle

Tiroler Jägerregiment
Tiroler Landesschützenregiment Dollfuß
Voralberger Alpenjägerbataillon Nr.4
Tiroler und Voralberger Leichtes Artillerieregiment Nr.6
Telegraphen-Bataillon 6
Division-Kraftfahr-Abteilung 6

Sources used

Research by Glenn Jewison & Peter Kreuzer

Reference material on this unit

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