I Army Corps (Wehrmacht)

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I. Armeekorps
1 Armeekorps emblem.svg
Country  Germany
Branch Army
Size Corps
Engagements World War II

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]

Commanders[edit]

  • Artillery General (General der Artillerie) Walter Petzel - 1 September 1939 to 25 October 1939
  • Infantry General (General der Infanterie) Kuno-Hans von Both (26 Oct 1939 - 3 Mar 1942)
  • Cavalry General (General der Kavallerie) Philipp Kleffel (3 Mar 1942 - 1 Apr 1943)
  • Infantry General (General der Infanterie) Otto Wöhler - 1 April 1943 to 15 August 1943
  • Cavalry General (General der Kavallerie) Philipp Kleffel - 15 August 1943 to 17 September 1943
  • Artillery General (General der Infanterie) Martin Grase - 17 September 1943 to 1 January 1944
  • Colonel-General (Generaloberst) Carl Hilpert - 1 January 1944 to 20 January 1944
  • Artillery General (General der Artillerie) Walter Hartmann - 20 January 1944 to 1 May 1944
  • Colonel-General (Generaloberst) Carl Hilpert - 1 May 1944 to 1 August 1944
  • Infantry General (General der Infanterie) Theodor Busse - 1 August 1944 to 9 January 1945
  • Infantry General (General der Infanterie) Friedrich Fangohr - 20 January 1945 to 21 April 1945
  • Lieutenant-General (Generalleutnant) Christian Usinger - 21 April 1945 to 8 May 1945

Area of operations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Axis History Factbook

External links[edit]

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