1915 WW1 Germany photo postcard soldiers 6th Bavarian Landwehr Div.

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Six German soldiers in the 6th Bavarian Landwehr Division posing casually outdoors.

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BAYER FELD POSTEXPED DER. 6 LANDWEHR DIV
13.8.15

 

König--- Preuss Festungs - Eisenbahn ---kompagnie 7  BRIEFSTEMPEL

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The 6th Bavarian Landwehr Division (6. Bayerische Landwehr-Division) was a unit of the Bavarian Army, part of the Imperial German Army, in World War I. The division was formed on February 20, 1915. It was composed primarily of troops of the Landwehr and the Landsturm from the 1st Bavarian Corps district.

The 6th Bavarian Landwehr Division served on the Western Front, entering the line in Upper Alsace. It fought in the first and second battles of Münster in 1915 and remained in the line in Upper Alsace until the end of the war. Allied intelligence rated the division as fourth class, noting that it was only used in the calmest sectors of the front