10th Army (Wehrmacht)

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10. Armee
10th Army
Insignia of the German 10. Armee (Wehrmacht).svg
Insignia of the 10th Army of the Wehrmacht.
ActiveAugust 6, 1939 – October 10, 1939
August 15, 1943 – May 2, 1945
DisbandedOctober 10, 1939
May 2, 1945
Country Nazi Germany
BranchArmy
EngagementsWorld War II

The 10th Army (German: 10. Armee) was a World War II field army of Wehrmacht (Germany).

Commanders[edit]

Commander Took office Left office Time in office
1
Walter von Reichenau
Reichenau, WalterGeneraloberst
Walter von Reichenau
(1884–1942)
6 August 193910 October 193965 days
2
Heinrich von Vietinghoff
Vietinghoff, HeinrichGeneraloberst
Heinrich von Vietinghoff
(1887–1952)
15 August 194324 October 19441 year, 70 days
3
Joachim Lemelsen
Lemelsen, JoachimGeneral der Panzertruppe
Joachim Lemelsen
(1888–1954)
24 October 194415 February 1945114 days
4
Traugott Herr
Herr, TraugottGeneral der Panzertruppe
Traugott Herr
(1890–1976)
15 February 19452 May 194576 days

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Walter Görlitz, "Reichenau," in Correlli Barnett ed., Hitler's Generals (New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1989), pp. 208–18.