The Infanterie-Division Wahn was formed 27 January 1944 at Truppenübungsplatz Wahn as a Schatten-Division (Shadow-Division, used to reinforce other units or to be upgraded into a normal division) from 182. Reserve-Division and other smaller units.
It was used to reform 331. Infanterie-Division in March and in July the staff was used to strengthen 70. Infanterie-Division.


Generalleutnant Edmund Blaurock (3 Apr 1945 - 12 Apr 1945)
Generalleutnant Gerhard Engel (12 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

Germany (Apr 1944 - July 1944)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment Wahn 1
Grenadier-Regiment Wahn 2
Artillerie-Abteilung Wahn
Pionier-Bataillon Wahn

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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