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242nd Infantry Division
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Division

World War II

The 242nd Infantry Division was a division of the German Army in World War II.

In 1944, the division was in southern France, and fought against the Western Allies in Operation Dragoon.

Order of Battle 1944[edit | edit source]

  • 765th Grenadier Regiment (4 battalions)
  • 917th Grenadier Regiment (4 battalions)
  • 918th Grenadier Regiment (4 battalions)
  • 242nd Artillery Regiment (3 battalions)
  • 242nd Panzerjäger Battalion
  • 242nd Reconnaissance Battalion
  • 242nd Pioneer Battalion
  • 242nd Signals Battalion
  • 242nd Division Support Units

The fourth battalions of all three Grenadier regiments were battalions of the Ostlegionen conscripts from Poland and Russia.[1]

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