106th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)


The 106th Infantry Division (German: 106. Infanterie-Division) was a German division in World War II. It was formed on 22 November 1940 in Wahn.
The division was destroyed by the end of August 1944 during the Soviet Jassy–Kishinev Offensive.

106. Infanterie-Division
German 106th Infantry Division
Active22 November 1940 – 8 April 1945
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
EngagementsWorld War II

Commanding officers


  • General der Infanterie Ernst Dehner, 28 November 1940 – 3 May 1942
  • Generalleutnant Alfons Hitter, 3 Mai 1942 – 1 November 1942
  • Generalleutnant Arthur Kullmer, 1 November 1942 – 1 January 1943
  • Generalleutnant Werner Forst, 1 January 1943 – 20 February 1944
  • Generalleutnant Siegfried von Rekowski, 20 February 1944 – August 1944
  • Oberst Rintenberg,