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The 84. Infanterie-Division was formed February 1944 as part of the 25th welle (wave). It was captured at the Falaise gap, France, in August 1944.

It was reformed in September 1944 and was disbanded in May 1945 after suffering heavy losses.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Erwin Menny (10 Feb 1944 - 21 Aug 1944)
[Reformed]
Generalmajor Heinz Fiebig (26 Sep 1944 - ? May 1945)
Oberst Siegfried Koßack (? May 1945 - ? May 1945)

Area of operations

Poland (Feb 1944 - May 1944)
France (May 1944 - Aug 1944)
[Reformed]
Netherlands & western Germany (Sep 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle (February 1944)

Grenadier-Regiment 1051
Grenadier-Regiment 1052
Artillerie-Regiment 184
Divisionseinheiten 184

Order of battle (October 1944)

Grenadier-Regiment 1051
Grenadier-Regiment 1052
Grenadier-Regiment 1062 (also Grenadier-Regiment Katzmann)
Artillerie-Regiment 184
Divisionseinheiten 184

Generalleutnant Erwin Menny viewing the maps in France June 1944
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Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel and Generalleutnant Erwin Menny in March 1944
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Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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