349th Infantry Division (Wehrmacht)

The 349th Infantry Division was a German military unit which fought during World War II.

349th Infantry Division
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
EngagementsWorld War II

The division was originally formed on 25 November 1943 in Wehrkreis I (East Prussia), and fought mostly on the Eastern Front, being effectively destroyed near Zolochiv by the Soviet Army's Lvov-Sandomierz Offensive.

The division was reformed in September 1944 to the Volksgrenadier standard, being listed as commanded by Major-General Karl Koetz. During the East Prussian Offensive in January 1945, it was encircled in the Heiligenbeil pocket near Mehlsack and destroyed.