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"The 56th Infantry Division was formed on March 5, 1915 and began organizing itself over the next two months. It received the 35th Fusilier Regiment (F?silier-Regiment Prinz Heinrich von Preu?en (Brandenburgisches) Nr. 35) from the 6th Infantry Division, the 88th Infantry Regiment (2. Nassauisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 88) from the 21st Infantry Division, and the 118th Infantry Regiment (Infanterie-Regiment Prinz Carl (4. Gro?herzogl. Hessisches) Nr. 118) from the 25th Infantry Division. [1] The 35th Fusiliers was a Prussian regiment from Brandenburg, the 88th Infantry was a Prussian regiment from the former Duchy of Nassau, and the 118th Infantry was from the Grand Duchy of Hesse. The 56th Infantry Division's order of battle on March 7, 1915 was as follows:"


Infanterie-Regiment Nr.35

Infanterie-Regiment Nr.88

Infanterie-Regiment Nr.118

Radfahr-Kompanie Nr. 56

4.Eskadron/Braunschweigisches Husaren-Regiment Nr. 17


Feldartillerie-Regiment Nr.111

Feldartillerie-Regiment Nr.112

Fu?artillerie-Bataillon Nr.56

Pionier-Kompanie Nr.111

Pionier-Kompanie Nr.112

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It looks fine to me, but it looks like a Kleiner Rock, not a Litewka.


You are correct Chip. It's a Kleiner Rock, not a Litewka. The low collar is more often seen with the older Litewka or on the General's Litewka.

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You are correct Chip. It's a Kleiner Rock, not a Litewka. The low collar is more often seen with the older Litewka or on the General's Litewka.

Does anyone have a list of commanders or Oberstlt serving in FAR111?

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