2.Infanterie-Division (mot)

Unit Emblems

2.Infanterie-Division (mot) Emblem  

Lineage

  • Wehrgauleitung Stettin
  • Artillerieführer II
  • 2.Infanterie-Division
  • 2.Infanterie-Divison (mot)

Campaigns

  • Poland 1939
  • France 1940

History

The 2.Infanterie-Division (mot) was formed from the 2.Infanterie-Division on October 12th, 1937.

The 2.Infanterie-Division (mot) took part in the Campaign in Poland in 1939and in France in 1940.

On October 5th, 1940 the 2.Infanterie-Division (mot) began conversion to aPanzer-Division, and on January 10th, 1941 it was officially redesignatedas the 12.Panzer-Division.

Organization

1939
Infanterie-Regiment (mot) 5
Infanterie-Regiment (mot) 25
Infanterie-Regiment (mot) 92
I./Artillerie-Regiment 38
Artillerie-Regiment 2
2nd Divisional Support Units

1940
Infanterie-Regiment (mot) 5
Infanterie-Regiment (mot) 25
Kradschützen-Battalion 22
Artillerie-Regiment 2 (mot)
I./Artillerie-Regiment 38
Pionier-Bataillon 32
2nd Divisional Support Units

In October, 1939 Infanterie-Regiment 92 (mot) was sent to the 60.Infanterie-Division.

Knights Cross Holders

No KC holders for this unit

War Service

Date
Corps