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4th Parachute Division (Germany)

The 4th Parachute Division, (or in German 4 Fallschirmjäger Division), was a divisional-sized formation in the Luftwaffe during World War II. [1]

31 relations: Airborne forces, Allies of World War II, Anti-aircraft warfare, Austria, Battle of Anzio, Bologna, Division (military), Fallschirmjäger, Florence, Futa Pass, Generalleutnant, Gothic Line, Hans Hecker, Heinrich Trettner, Heinz Greiner, Hellmuth Pfeifer, Italy, Luftwaffe, Nettuno, Panzerjäger, Rimini, Rome, Siena, Venice, Viterbo, Wehrmacht, Wehrmachtbericht, World War II, 184th Airborne Division Nembo, 185th Airborne Division Folgore, 2nd Parachute Division (Germany).

Airborne forces

Airborne Military parachuting or gliding form of inserting personnel or supplies.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that opposed the Axis powers together during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Austria

Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.5 million people in Central Europe.

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Battle of Anzio

The Battle of Anzio was an important battle of the Italian Campaign during World War II that began on January 22, 1944, with the Allied amphibious landing known as Operation Shingle against the German forces in the area of Anzio and Nettuno.

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Bologna

Bologna (Emilian: Bulåggna pronounced; Bononia) is the largest city (and the capital) of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Italy.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Fallschirmjäger

Fallschirmjäger (Fallschirmjager or Fallschirmjaeger in English) is the German word for paratroopers.

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Florence

Florence (Firenze, alternative obsolete form: Fiorenza; Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence.

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Futa Pass

The Futa Pass or La Futa Pass (Passo della Futa) is a pass in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, at an elevation of.

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Generalleutnant

Generalleutnant, short GenLt, (en: lieutenant general) is the second highest general officer rank in the armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr), e.g. Heer, and Luftwaffe.

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Gothic Line

The Gothic Line (Gotenstellung; Linea Gotica) formed Field Marshal Albert Kesselring's last major line of defence in the Italian Campaign during the final stages of the Second World War along the summits of the northern part of the Apennine Mountains during the fighting retreat of the German forces in Italy against the Allied Armies in Italy commanded by General Sir Harold Alexander.

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Hans Hecker

Hans Hecker (26 February 1895 – 1 May 1979) was a highly decorated Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II who commanded several divisions.

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Heinrich Trettner

Heinrich "Heinz" Trettner (19 September 1907 – 18 September 2006) was a German general serving during World War II and from 1964 to 1966 Inspector General of the Bundeswehr.

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Heinz Greiner

Heinrich "Heinz" Greiner (12 August 1895 – 19 November 1977) was a highly decorated German officer in the Imperial German Army during World War I and the Wehrmacht during World War II.

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Hellmuth Pfeifer

Hans-Hellmuth Pfeifer (18 February 1894 – 22 April 1945) was a German general who commanded the 65.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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Nettuno

Nettuno is a town and comune of the province of Rome in the Lazio region of central Italy, south of Rome.

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Panzerjäger

Panzerjäger (German "armour-hunters" or "tank-hunters", abbreviated to Pz.Jg. in German) was a branch of service of the Wehrmacht during the Second World War which were the anti-tank arm-of-service who operated anti-tank artillery, and made exclusive use of the tank destroyers which were also named Panzerjäger.

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Rimini

Rimini (Latin: Ariminum) is a city of 146,606 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy and capital city of the Province of Rimini.

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Rome

Rome (Roma, Rōma) is a city and special comune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy.

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Siena

Siena (in English sometimes spelled Sienna) is a city in Tuscany, Italy.

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Venice

Venice (Venezia; alternative obsolete form: Vinegia; Venetian: Venèxia; Venetiae; Benetke) is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges.

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Viterbo

See also Viterbo, Texas and Viterbo University.

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Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force"From wehren, "to defend" and Macht, "power, force". See the Wiktionary article for more information.) was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1946.

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Wehrmachtbericht

The Wehrmachtbericht (German for "armed forces report") was a daily radio report on the Großdeutscher Rundfunk of Nazi Germany, published by the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) regarding the military situation on all fronts of World War II.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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184th Airborne Division Nembo

184th Airborne Division Nembo or 184th Divisione Paracadutisti Nembo (Italian) was an airborne division of the Italian Army during World War II.

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185th Airborne Division Folgore

185th Airborne Division Folgore or 185ª Divisione Paracadutisti Folgore was a Parachute Division of the Italian Army (in Italian Regio Esercito) during World War II.

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2nd Parachute Division (Germany)

The German 2nd Parachute Division was an elite military parachute-landing Division that fought during World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4th_Parachute_Division_(Germany)

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