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The '10. Landwehr Division 'was a United Federation of Prussian Army unit in World War I.

OutlineEdit

War division of February 15, 1915Edit

  • '. 9 Landwehr Infantry Brigade '
    • Landwehr Infantry Regiment Nr. 24
    • Landwehr Infantry Regiment Nr. 48
    • Field MG-train no. 8
    • Fortress Gun Units no. 2
  • 'Aftermarket Brigade Königsberg' (later 180th Infantry Brigade)

War division from January 27, 1918Edit

  • '180th Infantry Brigade '
    • Infantry Regiment Nr. 372
    • Infantry Regiment Nr. 377
    • Infantry Regiment Nr. 378
    • 5th Squadron / Westphalian Dragoons. 7
  • Artillery commander no. 130
    • Field Artillery Regiment Nr. 97
  • Pioneer Battalion. 410
  • Divisional Commander News no. 510

Battle CalendarEdit

The division was at the Eastern Front on February 3, 1915 and was compiled by local ceasefire until mid-February 1918 deployment. This was followed by the start of the Western Front, where the division was disbanded due to heavy losses on 8 August 1918.

1915Edit

1916Edit

  • To July 29 --- Trench warfare between Krewo, Smorgon, Naroch, Tweretsch
  • July 30 to November 4 --- Battle of Kovel
  • From November 5 --- Stellungskämpfeam upper Styx - Stochod

1917Edit

  • December 1 --- Stellungskämpfeam upper Styx-Stochod
  • December 2 to 17 --- ceasefire
  • As of December 17 --- Armistice

1918Edit

  • To 18 February --- ceasefire
  • March 18 to June 3 --- Trench warfare against Verdun
  • June 8 to 13 --- Battle of Soissons and Battle of Reims
  • June 14-July 4 --- Trench warfare between Oise, Aisne and the Marne river
  • July 5 to 14 --- Trench warfare between the Aisne and Marne
  • 15 to 17 July --- Attack Battle of the Marne and Champagne
  • July 18 to 25 --- defensive battle between Soissons and Reims
  • July 26 to 29 --- Portable defensive battle between the Marne and Vesle

Born August 8 --- resolution Division

CommandersEdit

Rank Name date
Lieutenant General Hermann Clausius 3 February 1915 to March 2, 1916[1]
Major General Leo von Stocken 3 March 1916 to November 22, 1917[1]
Lieutenant General Albert von Werder 23 November 1917 to August 8, 1918[1]

LiteratureEdit

  • Hall of Fame our Old Army , Edited by virtue of official materials of the National Archivess, military-Verlag, Berlin, 1927, pp 64, 105
  • Histories of Two Hundred and Fifty-One Divisions of the German Army Which Participated in the War (1914-1918) United States War Department Document No. 905, Office of the Adjutant 1920, pp 191–193

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Dermot Bradley (ed.), Günter Wegner: staffing the German army from 1815 to 1939 Volume 1: The Higher Command Set 1815-1939 , Biblio Verlag, Osnabrück 1990, ISBN 3-7648-1780-1, p 190


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