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The Latvian 12th Division was a division in the Latvian Army of the Wehrmacht, with 20,000 troops. The 12th Division was created in 1941, led by Lieutenant-General Heinrich Otto von Thuningen. The 12th Division's whole manpower was reduced to zero by 1944.

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The 12th Division was made up of the Latvian 24th Brigade and the Latvian 25th Brigade when it was founded in 1941. The 12th Division fought in Operation Barbarossa, losing half of its manpower during the Siege of Leningrad. However, in 1944, they were put into combat once more in Operation Vernichtung, and the last of the troops in the division were killed or wounded.

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