The Infanterie-Division Mielau was formed in January 1944 at Truppenübungsplatz Mielau from 151. Reserve-Division as a Schatten-Division (Shadow-Division, used to reinforce other units or to be upgraded into a normal division). It was used to strengthen the 214. Infanterie-Division and the 59. Infanterie-Division.


Generalmajor Walter Sauvant (27 Jan 1944 - 26 Mar 1944)

Area of operations

East Prussia (Jan 1944 - Mar 1944)

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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