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German Balkenkreuz

Germany's Divisions 201 - 300

Notes:

  • Some divisions changed type during the war, so they may be listed for each designation.
  • Divisions designated Motorized were changed to the designation Panzer-Grenadier in March 1943.1
Division Name Formed Locations
201st Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2    
203rd Security Division1
203rd Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2
19421 November 1943 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
205th Infantry Division1 19401 February 1942 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
206th Infantry Division1 19391 September 19391: Poland1
June 1941 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
207th Infantry Division1
(became 207th Security Division, 19401)
19391 September 19391: Poland1
207th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2 19401  
208th Infantry Division1 19391 September 19391: Poland1
May - June 19401: France1
January 1942 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
210th Coastal Division1 19421 November 1942 - May 19451: Lapland1, Norway1
211th Infantry Division1
(reformed as 211th Volksgrenadier Division, December 19441)
19391 January 1942 - December 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
January - May 19451: Eastern Front1
212th Infantry Division1
(reformed as 212th Volksgrenadier Division, October 19441)
19391 May - June 19401: France1
January 1942 - September 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
December 1944 - May 19451: North West Europe1
213th Security Division1
213th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2
19401 October 1943 - January 19451: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
214th Infantry Division1 19391 April 19401: Norway1
February 1944 - January 19451: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
215th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
January 1942 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
216th Infantry Division1 19391 September 19391: Poland1
May - June 19401: France1
December 1941 - December 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
217th Infantry Division1
(rebuilt as 217th Volksgrenadier Division, February 19441)
19391 September 19391: Poland1
May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - December 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
April - December 19441: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
218th Infantry Division1 19391 September 19391: Poland1
May - June 19401: France1
February 1942 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
221st Security Division1
221st Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2
19391 September 19391: Poland1
May - June 19401: France1
January - December 19421: Eastern Front1
May 1943 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
223rd Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
December 1941 - December 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
225th Infantry Division1 19391 May 19401: Holland1
January 1942 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
226th Infantry Division1 19441 August 1944 - May 19451: Dunkirk1
227th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
January 1942 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
228th Infantry Division1 19391 September 19391: Poland1
July - August 19411: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
232nd Infantry Division1 19441 October 1944 - May 19451: Italy1
233rd Reserve Panzer Division2,3    
239th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June - November 19411: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
242nd Infantry Division1 19431 August 19441: Southern France1, destroyed1
243rd Infantry Division1 19431 June - August 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
244th Infantry Division1 19431 August 19441: Southern France1, destroyed1
245th Infantry Division1 19431 September 1944 - March 19451: North West Europe1, disbanded1
246th Infantry Division1
(reformed as 246th Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
(merged with 49th Infantry Division, October 19441)
19391 May - June 19401: France1
January 1942 - July 19441: Eastern Front1
September 1944 - March 19451: North West Europe1
250th Infantry Division1, Spanish "Blue Division"1 19411 September 1941 - January 19441: Eastern Front1
251st Infantry Division1
(reformed as 251st Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
September 1944 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
252nd Infantry Division1 19391 September 19391: Poland1
May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
253rd Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
254th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
255th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - December 19431: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
256th Infantry Division1
(reformed as 256th Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
October 1944 - May 19451: North West Europe1
257th Infantry Division1
(reformed as 257th Volksgrenadier Division, October 19441)
19391 June 1941 - August 19421: Eastern Front1
April 19431 - September 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
December 1944 - May 19451: North West Europe1
258th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - August 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
260th Infantry Division1 19391 July 1941 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
262nd Infantry Division1 19391 June 1941 - November 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
263rd Infantry Divison1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
265th Infantry Division1 19431 June 1944 - May 19451: Lorient1
266th Infantry Division1 19431 June - September 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
267th Infantry Division1 19391 June 1941 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
268th Infantry Division1 19391 June 1941 - October 19431: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
269th Infantry Division1 19391 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - December 19421: Eastern Front1
October 1944 - January 19451: North West Europe1
January - May 19451: Eastern Front1
271st Infantry Division1
(reformed as 271st Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
19401 July 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
December 1944 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
272nd Infantry Division1
(dissolved in 19401)
(reformed in 19431)
(reformed as 272nd Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
19401, 19431 July 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
November 1944 - April 19451: North West Europe1
273rd Reserve Panzer Division3    
275th Infantry Division1 19431 July - December 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
May - April 19451: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
276th Infantry Division1
(dissolved in 19401)
(reformed in 19431)
(reformed as 276th Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
19401, 19431 June - August 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
December 1944 - April 19451: North West Europe1
277th Infantry Division1
(dissolved in 19401)
(reformed in 19431)
(reformed as 277th Volksgrenadier Division, September 19441)
19401, 19431 June - August 19441: North West Europe1, destroyed1
December 1944 - April 19451: North West Europe1
278th Infantry Division1
(dissolved in 19401)
(reformed in 19431)
19401, 19431 May 1944 - May 19451: Italy1
281st Security Division1
281st Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2
19411 January 1942 - December 19441: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
282nd Infantry Division1 19421 April 1943 - August 19441: Eastern Front1, disbanded1
284th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2    
285th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2    
286th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division2    
290th Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
291st Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - February 19451: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
292nd Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
293rd Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - December 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
294th Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
April 19411: Yugoslavia1
July 1941 - August 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
295th Infantry Division1 19401 June 1941 - February 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed at Stalingrad1
296th Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
297th Infantry Division1 19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - May 19451: Eastern Front1
298th Infantry Division1 19401 June 1941 - February 19431: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
299th Infantry Division1
(reformed as 299th Volksgrenadier Division, October 19441)
19401 May - June 19401: France1
June 1941 - July 19441: Eastern Front1, destroyed1
December 1944 - May 19451: Eastern Front1

Sources:

  1. World War II The Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures, John Ellis, 1995
  2. German Army Handbook 1939 - 1945, James Lucas, 1998
  3. World War II Data Book The Wehrmacht 1935-1945 The Essential Facts and Figures for Hitler's Germany, Michael E. Haskew, 2011
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