II Army Corps (Wehrmacht)

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II. Armeekorps
ActiveApril 1935 – 8 May 1945
Country Nazi Germany
EngagementsWorld War II

II Army Corps (II. Armeekorps) was a corps in the German Army during World War II.


Organisation of the corps at different times included;[1][2][3]

1939 (September)[edit]

1940 (May)[edit]

  • Corps Headquarters
    • 42nd Corps Signal Battalion
    • 402nd Corps Mapping Platoon
    • 402nd Courier Platoon
    • 402nd Field Post Platoon
    • 402nd Supply Battalion
    • 402nd Military Police Platoon
    • 1st Heavy Reconnaissance Flight, 11th Reconnaissance Squadron (attached from Luftwaffe)
    • 3rd Heavy Reconnaissance Flight, 21st Reconnaissance Squadron (attached from Luftwaffe)
    • 1st Battalion, 13th Anti-Aircraft Regiment (attached from Luftwaffe)
    • 86th Light Anti-Aircraft Battalion (attached from Luftwaffe)
  • 7th Panzer Division
  • 12th Infantry Division
  • 32nd Infantry Division
  • 263rd Infantry Division
  • 525th Heavy Anti-Tank Battalion
  • 2nd Artillery Command
    • 501st Artillery Headquarters
    • 32nd Artillery Survey Battalion
    • 2nd Battalion, 38th Heavy Artillery Regiment
    • 2nd Battalion, 39th Heavy Artillery Regiment
    • 436th Heavy Artillery Battalion
  • 45th Engineer Battalion
  • 45th Pontoon Engineer Column
  • 178th Pontoon Engineer Column
  • 1st Pontoon Engineer Column, 402nd Pontoon Regiment
  • 2nd Pontoon Engineer Column, 402nd Pontoon Regiment
  • 656th Pontoon Engineer Column
  • 580th Road Construction Battalion
  • 622nd Light Road Construction Battalion

1942 (June)[edit]


Area of operations[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ McCroden, William T.,. German ground forces of World War II : complete orders of battle for Army Groups, Armies, Army Corps, and other commands of the Wehrmacht and Waffen SS, September 1, 1939, to May 8, 1945. Nutter, Thomas E.,. El Dorado Hills, California. ISBN 9781611211016. OCLC 1112608682.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "II. Armee-Korps - Lexikon der Wehrmacht". www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  3. ^ Handbook of the German Army. Great Britain. War Office. General Staff., Imperial War Museum (Great Britain). Department of Printed Books. London: Imperial War Museum, Dept. of Printed Books. 1996. ISBN 1870423259. OCLC 36176075.CS1 maint: others (link)

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