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Germany's Divisions 401 - 999

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.
Division Name Formed Locations
402nd Infantry Division 1945 January - May 1945: Eastern Front
403rd Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division    
416th Infantry Division 1942 October 1944 - May 1945: North West Europe
433rd Reserve Division 1943 January - May 1945: Eastern Front
442nd Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division    
444th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division    
454th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division    
455th Sicherungsdivisionen (Security) Division    
462nd Volksgrenadier Division 1944 August - December 1944: North West Europe, disbanded
541st Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
542nd Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
544th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
545th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
547th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
548th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
549th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
551st Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
552nd Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July - September 1944: Eastern Front, disbanded
553rd Volksgrenadier Division
(reformed December 1944)
1944 September - November 1944: North West Europe, destroyed
January - May 1945: North West Europe
558th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
559th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 September 1944 - March 1945: North West Europe, destroyed
560th Volksgrenadier Division 1944 December 1944 - April 1945: North West Europe
561st Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
562nd Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
563rd Volksgrenadier Division 1944 July 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
704th Infantry Division
(became 104th Jäger Division, April 1943)
1941 May 1941 - April 1943: Yugoslavia
707th Infantry Division 1941 July 1943 - July 1944: Eastern Front, destroyed
708th Infantry Division
(became 708th Volksgrenadier Division, September 1944)
1941 October 1943 - February 1944: Eastern Front
June - August 1944: North West Europe, destroyed
November 1944 - February 1945: North West Europe, disbanded
709th Infantry Division 1941 June 1944: North West Europe, destroyed
710th Infantry Division 1941 December 1944 - January 1945: Italy
January - May 1945: Eastern Front
711th Infantry Division 1941 June - December 1944: North West Europe
December 1944 - May 1945: Eastern Front
712th Infantry Division 1941 June - December 1944: North West Europe
January - May 1945: Eastern Front
714th Infantry Division
(became 114th Jäger Division, April 1943)
1941 November 1941 - April 1943: Yugoslavia
715th Infantry Division 1941 January - December 1944: Italy
January - May 1945: Eastern Front
716th Infantry Division 1941 June - August 1944: North West Europe
January - May 1945: North West Europe
717th Infantry Division
(became 117th Jäger Division, April 1943)
1941 November 1941 - April 1943: Yugoslavia
718th Infantry Division
(became 118th Jäger Division, April 1943)
1941 November 1941 - April 1943: Yugoslavia
719th Infantry Division 1941 September 1944 - May 1945: North West Europe
999th Light Afrika Division 1943 March - May 1943: Tunisia, destroyed

Sources:

  1. World War II The Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures, John Ellis, 1995
  2. German Army Handbook 1939 - 1945, James Lucas, 1998
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site