The 3. Infantry Division (also 3. Division Rázus) took part in the invasion of Poland 1939 with the German XVIII Armeekorps penetrating some 90km into Poland.
It was disbanded during the reorganization of the Slovak Army in October 1940.


Lt.Colonel Augustin Malár

Order of battle (1 May 1940)

Infantry Regiment 1
Infantry Regiment 2
Infantry Regiment 3
Artillery Regiment 4
Engineering Regiment
Signals Unit
Automobile Regiment II Group

Sources used

Mark W. A. Axworthy - Axis Slovakia: Hitler's Slavic Wedge, 1938-1945
Charles K. Kliment & Bretislav Nakládal - Germany's First Ally: Armed forces of the Slovak state 1939-1945
George F. Nafziger - The German Order of Battle: Waffen SS and other units in World War II

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