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The '''German 99th Light Infantry Division''' was raised in November 1940 and remained in training at [[Bad Kissingen]] until the summer of 1941. In June it took part in [[Operation Barbarossa]]—the German invasion of the [[Soviet Union]]—and operated in [[Poland]] and the [[Ukraine]] under [[Army Group South]] until the fall, when it was withdrawn to [[Nazi Germany|Germany]] for reorganization as the [[7th Mountain Division]].
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The '''German 99th Light Infantry Division''' was raised in November 1940 and remained in training at Bad Kissingen until the summer of 1941. In June it took part in [[Operation Barbarossa]]—the German invasion of the [[Soviet Union]]—and operated in Poland and the Ukraine under [[Army Group South]] until the fall, when it was withdrawn to [[Nazi Germany|Germany]] for reorganization as the [[7th Mountain Division]].
   
In early 1942 the 7th Mountain Division was transferred to serve under the [[20th Mountain Army (Wehrmacht)|20th Mountain Army]] in [[Lapland, Finland|Lapland]], and remained there until it withdrew into [[Norway]] at the beginning of 1945. It surrendered to the British there at the end of the war in May.
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In early 1942 the 7th Mountain Division was transferred to serve under the [[20th Mountain Army (Wehrmacht)|20th Mountain Army]] in [[Lapland, Finland|Lapland]], and remained there until it withdrew into Norway at the beginning of 1945. It surrendered to the British there at the end of the war in May.
   
== See also ==
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==See also==
 
* [[Division (military)]], [[Military unit]], [[List of German divisions in World War II]]
 
* [[Division (military)]], [[Military unit]], [[List of German divisions in World War II]]
 
* [[German Army|Heer]], [[Wehrmacht]]
 
* [[German Army|Heer]], [[Wehrmacht]]
   
== References ==
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==References==
   
 
'''Note:''' The Web references may require you to follow links to cover the unit's entire history.
 
'''Note:''' The Web references may require you to follow links to cover the unit's entire history.
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* Wendel, Marcus (2004). "[http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=978 99. Leichte Infanterie-Division]". Retrieved April 14, 2005.
 
* Wendel, Marcus (2004). "[http://www.axishistory.com/index.php?id=978 99. Leichte Infanterie-Division]". Retrieved April 14, 2005.
 
* "[http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/leichteDivisionen/99leID.htm 99. leichte Infanterie-Division]". German language article at www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de. Retrieved April 14, 2005.
 
* "[http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/leichteDivisionen/99leID.htm 99. leichte Infanterie-Division]". German language article at www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de. Retrieved April 14, 2005.
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Latest revision as of 14:53, 4 December 2018

The German 99th Light Infantry Division was raised in November 1940 and remained in training at Bad Kissingen until the summer of 1941. In June it took part in Operation Barbarossa—the German invasion of the Soviet Union—and operated in Poland and the Ukraine under Army Group South until the fall, when it was withdrawn to Germany for reorganization as the 7th Mountain Division.

In early 1942 the 7th Mountain Division was transferred to serve under the 20th Mountain Army in Lapland, and remained there until it withdrew into Norway at the beginning of 1945. It surrendered to the British there at the end of the war in May.

See also

References

Note: The Web references may require you to follow links to cover the unit's entire history.

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