The 8.leichte-Infanterie-Division was formed in France in December, 1941 fromthe 8.Infanterie-Division. After formation it wassent to the northern sector of the Eastern Front. While there, it took partin operations to break the siege of the Demyansk Pocket. While fightingin the nothern sector of the Eastern Front, it was renamed as the 8.Jäger-Division in June, 1942.
Jäger-Regiment 28 Jäger-Regiment 38 Artillerie-Regiment 8 Aufklärung-Abteilung 8 Pionier-Bataillon 8 Nachrichten-Abteilung 8 Felderstatz-Bataillon 8 8th Divisional Support Units