2nd Division (Estonia)

2. Diviis
2nd Division
Active 1918-1940
Country  Estonia
Branch Estonian Army
Type Infantry
Garrison/HQ Tartu, Estonia
Engagements Estonian War of Independence
First commander Colonel Viktor Puskar

The 2nd Division, was one of the four Estonian divisions created during the Estonian War of Independence, which was active till the Soviet occupation of Estonia. Since the restoration of independence in 1991 there are no divisions currently among the Estonian Defence Forces.


The 2nd Division staff was based in Tartu. Since February 1, 1940, the division was made up by the Tartu Military District and Võru-Petseri Military District.[1]

Order of battle

The unit order of battle in 1939:

See also

Notes and references

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