The 100. Leichte Infanterie-Division was formed in December 1940 and was redesignated 100. Jäger-Division in July 1942.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Werner Sanne (10 Dec 1940 - 6 July 1942)

Area of operations

Germany (Dec 1940 - June 1941)
Eastern front, southern sector (June 1941 - July 1942)

Holders of high awards

See 100. Jäger-Division

Order of battle (1941)

Infanterie-Regiment 54
Infanterie-Regiment 227
verstärktes Infanterie-Regiment 369 (kroatisch) (1)
Aufklärungs-Abteilung 100
Artillerie-Regiment 83
Pionier-Bataillon 100
Panzerjäger-Abteilung 100
Nachrichten-Abteilung 100
Feldersatz-Bataillon 100
Versorgungseinheiten 100

Footnotes

1. The verstärktes Infanterie-Regiment 369 (kroatisch) was attached to the division on 2 July 1941. It was destroyed with the 100. Jäger-Division at Stalingrad in January 1943. Reformed in March 1943 by the redesignation of Grenadier-Regiment 969 (kroatisch), Grenadier-Regiment 369 (kroatisch) was assigned to the 369. Infanterie-Division (kroatische).

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

Hanns Neidhardt - Mit Tanne und Eichenlaub: Kriegschronik der 100. Jäger Division, vormals 100. leichte infanterie Division

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