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299. Infanterie-Division records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6098
Overview This collection consists of documents from the 299th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht. The 299th Infantry Division was formed in February 1940 as part of the 8th Wave. Its fought primarily in France from 1940 to 1941 and then moved to the Eastern Front, where it was destroyed in July 1944 and was disbanded April 1945. The collections includes birthday congratulations to and from the First Batallion and its members and an invitation to a Christmas party adressed to an officer. It also...
Dates: 1940 - 1945

Officer's Portrait

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of documents from the 299th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht. It includes birthday congratulations to and from the First Batallion and its members and an invitation to a Christmas party adressed to an officer. It also includes publications such as histories of the 528th Infantry Regiment and a military publication intended for the soldiers' entertainment.
Dates: 1940 - 1945

Birthday Cards

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Birthday card from the officers of the First Battalion; birthday card from the First Company to the Major; birthday card from Staff I
Dates: 1940 - 1945

Christmas Party Invitation, 1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Invitation addressed to the Captain (Hauptmann)
Dates: 1940

Schwere Brocken, 1943-04-03

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents German military newspaper featuring writings by soldiers
Dates: 1943-04-03

Handwritten Poem

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Poem featuring Captain (Hauptmann) Drill relating to the war experience
Dates: 1940 - 1945

History of the Regiment (528th)

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Pamphlet regarding one of the infantry regiments that made up the 299th Infantry Division "from its founding in Ronneburg (Thur.) to its elimination from the II Batallion on 29 Oktober 1940 in Flugeldorf (Upper Silesia)"; contains information about fallen members; describes the day-to-day actions of the regiment, including one entry that simply reads "Nothing to report"; includes photographs of the regiment members
Dates: 1940 - 1945

Infantry Regiment 528 Chronicle, 1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Book with a history of the 528th Infantry Regiment; a note tucked into the beginning of the book states that some of the contents, including the officer staffing and march table, are military secrets and that any who are not willing to take on the responsibility must return their books; begins with a tribute to the fallen members; contains photographs of troops, officers, prisoners, and scenery; contains maps
Dates: 1940