264th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)


The 264th Infantry Division was created at 20 May 1943 in Rouen. It was destroyed during the Battle of Knin in winter 1944/1945 in Yugoslavia.

264. Infanterie-Division
German 264th Infantry Division
Active20 May 1943 – 7 May 1945
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
EngagementsWorld War II

Commanding officers


  • Generalleutnant Albin Nake (1 June 1943 - 18 April 1944)
  • Generalleutnant Otto-Joachim Lüdecke (18 April 1944 - 15 May 1944)
  • General der Infanterie Martin Gareis (15 May 1944 - 25 September 1944)
  • Generalmajor Paul Hermann (25 September 1944 - 9 October 1944)
  • Generalmajor Alois Windisch (9 October 1944 - 5 December 1944 Division destroyed)