I Army Corps (Wehrmacht)

I Army Corps (I. Armeekorps) was a corps in the German Army during World War II. It was established by upgrading the former staff of the 1st Division of the Reichsheer at Konigsberg on 1 October 1934.[1]

I. Armeekorps
1 Armeekorps emblem.svg
Country Germany
BranchArmy
SizeCorps
EngagementsWorld War II

CommandersEdit

No. Portrait Commander Took office Left office Time in office
1Petzel, WalterGeneral der Artillerie
Walter Petzel
(1883–1965)
1 September 193925 October 193954 days
2Both, KunoGeneral der Infanterie
Kuno-Hans von Both
(1884–1955)
26 October 19393 March 19422 years, 128 days
3Kleffel, PhilippGeneral der Kavallerie
Philipp Kleffel
(1887–1964)
3 March 19421 April 19431 year, 29 days
4Wöhler, OttoGeneral der Infanterie
Otto Wöhler
(1894–1987)
1 April 194315 August 1943136 days
(3)Kleffel, PhilippGeneral der Kavallerie
Philipp Kleffel
(1887–1964)
15 August 194317 September 194333 days
5Grase, MartinGeneral der Infanterie
Martin Grase
(1891–1963)
17 September 19431 January 1944106 days
6Hilpert, CarlGeneraloberst
Carl Hilpert
(1888–1947)
1 January 194420 January 194419 days
7Hartmann, WalterGeneral der Artillerie
Walter Hartmann
(1891–1977)
20 January 19441 May 1944102 days
(6)Hilpert, CarlGeneraloberst
Carl Hilpert
(1888–1947)
1 May 19441 August 194492 days
8Busse, TheodorGeneral der Infanterie
Theodor Busse
(1897–1986)
1 August 19449 January 1945161 days
9Fangohr, FriedrichGeneral der Infanterie
Friedrich Fangohr
(1899–1956)
20 January 194521 April 194591 days
10Usinger, ChristianGeneralleutnant
Christian Usinger
(1894–1949)
21 April 19458 May 194517 days

Area of operationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Axis History Factbook

External linksEdit

"I. Armeekorps". Lexikon der Wehrmacht. Retrieved 30 November 2010.