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9th Mountain Division (Wehrmacht)

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The 9th Mountain Division (9.) was the name given to two separate German military divisions by accident in 1945. [1]

15 relations: Brigade, Division (military), Gebirgsjäger, German Army (Wehrmacht), Kriegsmarine, Lapland (Finland), Luftwaffe, Mountain warfare, Nazi Germany, Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, Red Army, Reich Labour Service, Waffen-SS, World War II, 3rd Mountain Division (Wehrmacht).


A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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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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Gebirgsjäger are the light infantry part of the alpine or mountain troops (Gebirgstruppe) of Germany and Austria.

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German Army (Wehrmacht)

The German Army (Heer) was the land forces component of the Wehrmacht, the regular German Armed Forces, from 1935 until it was demobilized and later dissolved in August 1946.

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The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Lapland (Finland)

Lapland (Lappi; Sápmi; Lappland) is the largest and northernmost region of Finland.

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

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Mountain warfare

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

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Oberkommando der Wehrmacht

The Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW, "High Command of the Armed Forces") was the High Command of the Wehrmacht (armed forces) of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Reich Labour Service

The Reich Labour Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst; RAD) was a major organisation established in Nazi Germany as an agency to help mitigate the effects of unemployment on the German economy, militarise the workforce and indoctrinate it with Nazi ideology.

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The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was the armed wing of the Nazi Party's SS organisation.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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3rd Mountain Division (Wehrmacht)

The 3rd Mountain Division (3.) was a formation of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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9th Mountain Division (Germany), Division zbV 140, German 9th Mountain Division, German Division zbV 140.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9th_Mountain_Division_(Wehrmacht)

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