The Blue Division (Spanish: División Azul, German: Blaue Division, officially designated as División Española de Voluntarios by the Spanish Army and 250. Infanterie-Division in the German Army,) was a unit of Spanish volunteers that served in the German Army on the Eastern Front of the Second World War.
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... to send volunteers to assist German efforts on the Eastern front, he enrolled in the Blue Division ... The Blue Division was ordered to the siege of Leningrad where it would eventually participate in the Battle of Krasny Bor ... Later, after the Blue Division had been repatriated to Spain on April 2, 1944, he was determined to continue to fight ...
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... = Penalty Minutes, PPG= Points per Game Blue Division # Team Wins Losses Points WPct. 44 34.5 5 ... Australia 2. 0.2 46. 35.5 6 ... Japan 2 ... Red Division # Team Wins Losses Points WPct ... The top two teams in the Red Division are awarded automatic semi-final berths, while the third and fourth seeded teams from the Red Division meet up with the first and second seeded ...
... within two weeks, there were more than enough volunteers to form a division – the Blue Division or División Azul under Agustín Muñoz Grandes – including ... The Blue Division trained in Germany and served, with distinction, in the Siege of Leningrad, notably at the Battle of Krasny Bor, where General ... under severe Allied diplomatic pressure, the Blue Division was ordered home leaving a token force until March 1944 ...
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