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6th Division (Austria)

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The 6th Division (6.; before 1935 the 6th Brigade, 6. Brigade) was a division of alpine troops in the Austrian Bundesheer of the First Austrian Republic. [1]

17 relations: Anschluss, Austrian Armed Forces, Bludenz, Bregenz, Carinthia, Eugen Beyer, First Austrian Republic, Hall in Tirol, Innsbruck, Kufstein, Light infantry, Mountain warfare, Salzburg (state), Tyrol (state), Vorarlberg, Wehrmacht, 2nd Mountain Division (Wehrmacht).


Anschluss ('joining') refers to the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany on 12 March 1938.

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Austrian Armed Forces

The Austrian Armed Forces (Bundesheer) are the military forces of the Republic of Austria and the main military organisation responsible for the national defense.

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Bludenz is a town in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg.

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Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria.

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Eugen Beyer

Eugen Beyer (* 18 February 1882 in Pohrlitz (Moravia), † 25 July 1940 in Salzburg) was an Austrian Feldmarschalleutnant in the 1930s and Wehrmacht General of the Infantry during the early years of the Second World War.

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First Austrian Republic

The First Austrian Republic (Republik Österreich) was created after the signing of the Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye on September 10, 1919—the settlement after the end of World War I which ended the Habsburg rump state of Republic of German-Austria—and ended with the establishment of the Austrofascist Federal State of Austria based upon a dictatorship of Engelbert Dollfuss and the Fatherland's Front in 1934.

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Hall in Tirol

Hall in Tyrol is a town in the Innsbruck-Land district of Tyrol, Austria.

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Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria.

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Kufstein is a town in the Austrian state of Tyrol, the administrative seat of Kufstein District.

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Light infantry

Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.

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Mountain warfare

Mountain warfare refers to warfare in the mountains or similarly rough terrain.

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Salzburg (state)

Salzburg (literally "Salt Fortress") is a state (Land) of Austria.

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Tyrol (state)

Tyrol (Tirol; Tirolo) is a federal state (Bundesland) in western Austria.

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Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state (Bundesland) of Austria.

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The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".

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2nd Mountain Division (Wehrmacht)

The 2nd Mountain Division (2.) was a Gebirgsjäger division of the German Army which served in World War II, mainly in the northern sector of the Eastern Front, near the Arctic.

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Redirects here:

6th Brigade (Austria), Austrian 6th Mountain Division.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Division_(Austria)

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