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The 2nd Guards Infantry Division (German: 2. Garde-Infanterie-Division) was a unit in the Guards Corps of the Imperial German Army during the First World War. At the outbreak of war it was commanded by General Lieutenant von Winkler.[1]

Order of battle: 1914

  • 3rd Guards Infantry Brigade
  • 4th Guards Infantry Brigade
  • Guards Light Cavalry Regiment (1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Squadrons)
  • 2nd Guards Field Artillery Brigade
  • 2nd and 3rd Company, Guards Pioneer Battalion
  • 2nd Section, Guards Field Ambulance Company
  • 2nd Guards Division Engineers


  1. The First Battle of the Marne 1914: The French miracle halts the Germans, Ian Sumner page 22.

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