5th Army (Wehrmacht)

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5. Armee
5th Army
Active 1939
Country  Nazi Germany
Type Army
Engagements World War II

The 5th Army (German: 5. Armee) was a field army of the Wehrmacht during World War II.

History[edit]

The 5th Army was activated on August 25, 1939 with General Curt Liebmann in command. It acted in defence of the Siegfried Line (German: Siegfriedstellung) in the west before seeing operations in Poland. It acted as an occupied security force before disbanding on the Polish surrender.

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