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319.Infanterie-Division

Unit Emblems


319.Infanterie-Division Emblem  

Mobilized


  • 13th mobilization wave, October 1940

Notable Points


  • Only German unit to occupy British territory during WWII.
  • The Channel Islands were the most heavily defended portion of the entire Atlantic Wall system.

Knights Cross Holders


No KC holders for this unit

War Service


Dates Korps Armee Armeegrupp Area
12.40-4.41 Forming in WK IX BdE
5.41-5.42 LX 15. Armee D Channel Islands
6.42-4.44 LXXXIV 7. Armee D Channel Islands
5.44-7.44 LXXXIV 7. Armee B Channel Islands
8.44-10.44 B Channel Islands
11.44-4.45 Marine Obk. West Channel Islands

Bibliography


  • Die deutschen Infanterie-Divisonen, Band 1-3, by Werner Haupt
  • Die deutsche Feldpostübersicht 1939-1945, Band 1-3, by Nobert Kannapin
  • Die Pflege der Tradition der alten Armee in Reichsheer und im der Wehrmacht, by Schirmer/Wiener
  • Die Truppenkennzeichen... der deutchen Wehrmacht u. Waffen-SS, Band 1-4, by Schmitz/Thies
  • Der Zweite Weltkrieg im Kartenbild, Band 1-3, by Klaus-Jurgen Thies
  • Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939, by George Tessin
  • Verbände und Truppen der deutchen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS..., Band 1-14, by Georg Tessin
  • Formationsgeschichte und Stellenbesetzung 1815-1939, Teil 1, der deutschen Heer, Band 1-3, by Günter Wegner
  • Die Deutsche Wehrmacht u. Waffen-SS, Ihre Kommando. u. Grossverbände... im Zweiten Weltkrieg, author unknown
  • Das Reichsheer und Seine Tradition, author unknown
  • Deutsche Rote Kreuz Suchdienst, Divisionsschicksale, author unknown
  • Reforging the Iron Cross, The Search for Tradition..., by Donald Abenheim
  • The German Infantry Handbook 1939-1945, by Alex Buchner
  • German Army Order of Battle: The Replacement Army 1939-1945, by Victor Madej
  • German Army Order of Battle: Field Army and Officer Corps 1939-1945, by Victor Madej
  • Hitler's Legions, by Samuel Mitcham
  • German Order of Battle World War II, Vol I, by George Nafziger
  • German Order of Battle 1944, author unknown