German Armed Forces Research 1918-1945
This unit was formed on September 19th, 1944 in Nancy in occupied France from Division Nr. 462, a replacement unit of the Wehrmacht. Upon formation the 462.Infanterie-Division served in the West in the region north of Metz during September and Ocotber of 1944. It took part in defensive fighting at Briey, Homecourt and St. Privat. Thereafter, it fougt a fighting withdrawl in the region west of Metz.
During the fighting withdrawl in the region of Metz in November 1944, the 462.Infanterie-Division was reformed as the 462.Volksgrenadier-Division.
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