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The 137th Infantry Division was a major fighting formation of the German Army (Wehrmacht). It was created in October 1940, and first saw combat in Operation Barbarossa as p;art of Army Group Center. The division remained on the central sector of the Eastern Front until November 1943, when it was disbanded.

Commanders[edit | edit source]

  • Generalleutnant Friedrich Bergmann 8 10 1940 – 21 12 1941;
  • Oberst Siegfried Heine 21 12 1941 – 28 12 1941;
  • Oberst Muhl 28 12 1941 – 5 1 1942;
  • Generalleutnant Hans. Kamecke 5 1 1942 – 12 2 1942;
  • Generalleutnant Dr Karl Rüdiger 12 2 1942 – 25 2 1942;
  • Generalleutnant Hans. Kamecke 25 2 1942 – 15 10 1942;
  • Generalleutnant Egon von Neindorff 15 10 1942 – 16 12 1943.

Order of battle[edit | edit source]

1940
  • Infantry Regiment 447
  • Infantry Regiment 448
  • Infantry Regiment 449
  • Artillery Regiment 137
  • Pionier-Bataillon 137
  • Antitank Battalion 137
  • Reconnaissance Battalion 137
  • Divisions Signals-Battalion 137
  • Divisions Services 137
1943
  • Grenadier Regiment 447
  • Grenadier Regiment 448
  • Division Battalion 137
  • Artillery Regiment 137
  • Pionier-Bataillon 137
  • Panzerjäger-Abteilung 137
  • Feldersatz-Bataillon 137
  • Divisions-Nachrichten-Abteilung 137
  • Divisions-Nachschubführer 137

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