333rd Infantry Division (Germany)
The 333rd Infantry Division was a division
Division (military)
A division is a large military unit or formation usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers. In most armies, a division is composed of several regiments or brigades, and in turn several divisions typically make up a corps...

 of the German Army
German Army
The German Army is the land component of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany. Following the disbanding of the Wehrmacht after World War II, it was re-established in 1955 as the Bundesheer, part of the newly formed West German Bundeswehr along with the Navy and the Air Force...

 during World War II
World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

. It was formed in November 1941, as a static division from cadres supplied by the 76th Infantry Division
76th Infantry Division (Germany)
The 76th Infantry Division was created on 26 August 1939 together with the 23rd Infantry Division in Potsdam. The division was annihilated in the Battle of Stalingrad and reformed by the OB West on 17 February 1943.-Commanding officers:...

 and the 293rd Infantry Division.


  • Major Genaeral Rudolf Pitz
  • Major General Gerhard Grassman
  • Major General Rudolf von Tschudi
  • Colonel Wilhelm Crisolli
    Wilhelm Crisolli
    Wilhelm Crisolli was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful...

  • Major General Erwin Menny


  • 679th Infantry Regiment
  • 680th Infantry Regiment
  • 681st Infantry Regiment
  • 33rd Artillery Regiment
  • 333rd Motorcycle Company
  • 333rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
  • 333rd Engineer Battalion
  • 333rd Signal Company
  • 333rd Divisional Supply Troops
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