86th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)


The German 86th Infantry Division (German: 86. Infanterie-Division) was created on 26 August 1939. The division was disbanded on 3 November 1943.

86th Infantry Division
86. Infanterie-Division
86. Infanterie Division Vehicle Insignia
Active26 August 1939 – 3 November 1943
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
Garrison/HQAltenburg
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Helmuth Weidling

Commanding officers


Order of battle


  • Infanterie-Regiment 167
  • Infanterie-Regiment 184
  • Infanterie-Regiment 216
  • Artillerie-Regiment 186
  • Divisionseinheiten 186

References


Bibliography
  • Tessin, Georg (1972). Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939–1945. Sechster Band. Die Landstreitkräfte 71–130. Osnabrück, Germany: Biblio-Verlag. ISBN 3-7648-0872-1.