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Army Group
Army Group
B (German: Heeresgruppe B) was the title of three German Army Groups that saw action during World War II.

Contents

1 Commanders 2 Chiefs of Staff 3 Order of battle

3.1 Army Group
Army Group
HQ troops 3.2 Subordinated units

4 References 5 Bibliography 6 See also

Commanders[edit] Western Front

12 October 1939 to August 1940 Generalfeldmarshall Fedor von Bock

Eastern Front

August 1942 to February 1943 Generaloberst Maximilian von Weichs

Northern Italy/Northern France

14 July 1943 Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel 19 July 1944 Generalfeldmarschall Günther von Kluge 17 August 1944 to April 1945 Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model

Chiefs of Staff[edit]

12 October 1939 - 9 May 1941 General Hans von Salmuth 20 May 1941 General Hans von Greiffenberg

Eastern Front

August 1942 - 20.5.1943 General Georg von Sodenstern

Order of battle[edit] Army Group
Army Group
HQ troops[edit]

537th Signals Regiment 605th Signals Regiment (2nd list)

Subordinated units[edit]

Date Subordinated commands

1939

November 1939 4th Army, 6th Army, 18th Army

1940

May 1940 6th Army, 18th Army

June 1940 9th Army, 6th Army, 4th Army, Panzer Group Kleist

July 1940 7th Army, 4th Army

August 1940 7th Army, 4th Army, 6th Army

September 1940 18th Army, 4th Army, 6th Army

1941

January 1941 18th Army, 4th Army, 17th Army, 2nd Panzer Group, Military commander in the General Government

May 1941 9th Army, 4th Army

1942

August 1942 2nd Army, Hungarian 2nd Army, Italian 8th Army, XXIX Army Corps, 6th Army, 4th Panzer Army

September 1942 2nd Army, Hungarian 2nd Army, Italian 8th Army, 6th Army, 4th Panzer Army

October 1942 2nd Army, Hungarian 2nd Army, Italian 8th Army, 4th Panzer Army, Romanian 3rd Army, Romanian 4th Army

November 1942 2nd Army, Hungarian 2nd Army, Italian 8th Army, Romanian 3rd Army, 6th Army, 4th Panzer Army, Romanian 4th Army

December 1942 2nd Army, Hungarian 2nd Army, Italian 8th Army

1943

January 1943 2nd Army, Hungarian 2nd Army, Italian 8th Army, Army Detachment Fretter-Pico

February 1943 2nd Army, Army Detachment Lanz, Italian 8th Army, Hungarian 2nd Army

September 1943 LI Army Corps, II SS Corps, LXXXVII Army Corps

December 1943 in disposal of the OKW
OKW
in Denmark

1944

May 1944 7th Army, 15th Army, Wehrmacht
Wehrmacht
commander in the Netherlands

June 1944 7th Army, 15th Army, Wehrmacht
Wehrmacht
commander in the Netherlands, Panzer Group West

August 1944 1st Army, 5th Panzer Army, 7th Army, 15th Army, Wehrmacht
Wehrmacht
commander in the Netherlands

September 1944 7th Army, 1st Parachute Army, 15th Army

November 1944 7th Army, 5th Panzer Army, Student Army Group

December 1944 7th Army, 5th Panzer Army

1945

January 1945 7th Army, 5th Panzer Army, 6th Panzer Army, 15th Army

February 1945 7th Army, 5th Panzer Army, 15th Army

April 1945 15th Army, 5th Panzer Army, Army Detachment von Lüttwitz

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Builder, Carl H., Bankes, Steven C. & Nordin Richard, Command concepts: a theory derived from the practice of command and control, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, 1999

See also[edit]

Army Group
Army Group
D Army Group
Army Group
South German Fifth Panzer Army

Army Groups of the Wehrmacht

Army Group
Army Group
A Army Group
Army Group
Africa Army Group
Army Group
B Army Group
Army Group
C Army Group
Army Group
D Army Group
Army Group
Don Army Group
Army Group
E Army Group
Army Group
F Army Group
Army Group
G Army Group
Army Group
H Army Group
Army Group
Courland Army Group
Army Group
Centre Army Group
Army Group
North Army Group
Army Group
Oberrhein Army Group
Army Group
Ostmark Army Group
Army Group
North Ukraine Army Group
Army Group
South Army Group
Army Group
South Ukraine Army Group
Army Group
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Battle of Stalingrad

Airfields Axis order of battle Red Army order of battle Bombing of Stalingrad in World War II German commanders German units

Operations

 Nazi Germany

Donnerschlag Winter Storm

 Soviet Union

Uranus Little Saturn Koltso

Formations

Army groups and fronts

B Centre Don

Don Southwestern Stalingrad Voronezh

Armies

Axis

German 4th Panzer German 6th Hungarian 2nd Italian 8th Romanian 3rd and 4th

1st Guards 2nd Guards 3rd Guards 21st 51st 62nd 64th 65th

Corps

XIV Panzer XL Panzer XLVIII Panzer IV VIII XI LI 8th Air

Tank

1st 4th 13th 16th 24th 26th

others

4th Mechanised 13th Mechanised 3rd Guards Cavalry 4th Cavalry 8th Cavalry

Divisions

Panzer

6th 14th 16th 17th 22nd 24th

Infantry

3rd Motorised 29th Motorised 60th Motorised 5th 44th 71st 76th 79th 94th 100th 113th 295th 297th 305th 371st 376th 384th 389th

Guards Rifle

13th 15th 33rd 35th 36th 37th 39th

Rifle

38th 45th 62nd 64th 91st 93rd 95th 112th 138th 157th 169th 173rd 181st 193rd 196th 204th 214th 221st 248th 284th 302nd 308th 422nd

others

414th Anti-Tank 149th Artillery 60th Cavalry 81st Cavalry

Notable participants

Nazi Germany

Adolf Hitler Alexander Edler von Daniels Hermann Göring Wilhelm Hoffman Hermann Hoth Hans-Valentin Hube Erwin König (apocryphal) Erich von Manstein Friedrich Paulus Wolfram von Richthofen Arthur Schmidt Walther von Seydlitz-Kurzbach Karl Strecker

Romania

Constantin Constantinescu-Claps Petre Dumitrescu Mihail Lascăr

Other Axis members

Viktor Pavičić (Croatia) Italo Gariboldi
Italo Gariboldi
(Italy) Gusztáv Jány (Hungary)

Soviet Union

Joseph Stalin Hazi Aslanov Vasily Badanov Vasily Chuikov Nikolay Dyatlenko Sasha Filippov Peter Gitelman Vasily Grossman Nikita Khrushchev Nikolay Krylov Dmitry Lelyushenko Rodion Malinovsky Yakov Pavlov Alexander Rodimtsev Konstantin Rokossovsky Alexander Shcherbakov Semyon Timoshenko Aleksandr Vasilevsky Nikolay Voronov Erich Weinert Andrei Yeremenko Vasily Zaytsev Aleksey Zhadov Georgy Zhukov

Significant locations

Barmaley Fountain Barrikady Factory Grain Elevator Gumrak Kalach Mamayev Kurgan Pavlov's House Pitomnik Airfield Red October Steel Factory River Don River Volga Tatsinskaya Airfield Tsaritsa Gorge Tractor Plant

In memoriam

The Motherland Calls Stalingrad Madonna Sword of Stalingrad Battle of Stalingrad
Battle of Stalingrad
in popular culture

See also Battle of the Caucasus Battle of Kursk Battle of Nikolayevka Case Blue Operation Barbarossa Second Battle of Kharkov Third Battle of Kharkov Volgograd

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