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328.Infanterie-Division

Unit Emblems


  328.Infanterie-Division Emblem    328.Infanterie-Division Emblem  

Mobilized


  • 17th mobilization wave (Walküre unit), December 1941

History


The 328.Infanterie-Division was formed in in December of 1941 from units of the replacement army that already existed in Germany proper. The formation of the division was in repsonse to the dire need of emergency units that could be formed quickly and sent to the Eastern Front as soon as possible. The 328.Infantie-Division was formed in 14 days, as compared to 2-3 months for most normally formed Infanterie-Divisonen.


Knights Cross Holders



War Service


Dates Korps Armee Armeegrupp Area
12.41 Forming Mielau
1.42-3.42 in Transit OKH Mitte
4.42-6.42 spread out 9. Armee Mitte Rshew
7.42 XXXXVI 9. Armee Mitte Rshew
8.42 VI 9. Armee Mitte Rshew
9.42 XXVII 9. Armee Mitte Rshew
10.42 spread out 9. Armee Mitte Rshew
11.42-5.43 LXXXIII Felber D Marseille
6.43 in Transit Kempf Süd Charkow
7.43-9.43 LVII 1. Pz. Armee Süd Isjum
10.43 (Kgr.) LII 1. Pz. Armee Süd Dnjepr
11.43 LVII 1. Pz. Armee Süd Dnjepr
12.43 (Remnants) LVII 1. Pz. Armee Süd Dnjepr

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