10th Army (Wehrmacht)
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Insignia of the 10th Army of the Wehrmacht.
|Active||August 6, 1939 – October 10, 1939|
August 15, 1943 – May 2, 1945
|Disbanded||October 10, 1939|
May 2, 1945
|Engagements||World War II|
A new 10th Army was activated in 1943 as part of Adolf Hitlers last stand, who saw action notably in late 1943 and early 1944 along the "Winter Line" at the Battle of San Pietro Infine and the Battle of Monte Cassino, before finally surrendering near the Alps. Among its troops at Cassino were the XIV Panzer Corps and Parachute divisions of the Luftwaffe.
|No.||Commander||Took office||Left office||Time in office|
Walter von Reichenau
|6 August 1939||10 October 1939||65 days|
Heinrich von Vietinghoff
|15 August 1943||24 October 1944||1 year, 70 days|
|3||General der Panzertruppe|
|24 October 1944||15 February 1945||114 days|
|4||General der Panzertruppe|
|15 February 1945||2 May 1945||76 days|
- Walter Görlitz, "Reichenau," in Correlli Barnett ed., Hitler's Generals (New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1989), pp. 208–18.
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