132nd Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

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132. Infanterie-Division
German 132nd Infantry Division
132nd Infanterie Division Logo.svg
Active1940–45
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision 15,000 Soldiers
ColorsRed and Yellow
EngagementsWorld War II

The 132nd Infantry Division (German: 132. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was formed on 5 October 1940 in Landshut and was destroyed in the Courland Pocket in 1945.

In May 1941 the units of this division participated in the suppression of the Đurđevdan uprising.

Organization[edit]

Structure of the division:[1][2]

  • Headquarters
  • 132nd Reconnaissance Battalion
  • 436th Infantry Regiment
  • 437th Infantry Regiment
  • 438th Infantry Regiment
  • 132nd Engineer Battalion
  • 132nd Artillery Regiment
  • 132nd Tank Destroyer Battalion
  • 132nd Signal Battalion
  • 132nd Divisional Supply Group

Commanding officers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ German Order of Battle, 1st-290th Infantry Divisions in WWII. p. 125.
  2. ^ "Infanterie-Division (11. Welle), German Army, 22.06.1941". niehorster.org. Retrieved 22 January 2019.