The 349. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in September 1944 from the partially formed 567. Volksgrenadier-Division. It fought in East Prussia and was destroyed at Heiligenbeil.


Generalmajor Karl Kötz (11 Sep 1944 - 1 Apr 1945)

Area of operations

East Prussia (Sep 1944 - Apr 1945)

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 911
Grenadier-Regiment 912
Grenadier-Regiment 913
Artillerie-Regiment 349
Divisionseinheiten 349

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
Samuel W. Mitcham Jr - Hitler's Legions: The German Army Order of Battle World War II
George F. Nafziger - The German Order of Battle: Infantry in World War II
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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