XII SS Corps

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XII SS Army Corps
ActiveAugust 1944 – April 1945
Country Germany
BranchFlag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen-SS

The XII SS Army Corps was a German corps of the Waffen-SS. It saw action on both the Western and Eastern Fronts during World War II.


It was formed on 1 August 1944 in Silesia from the remains of the Kampfgruppe von Gottberg and the LIII Army Corps, and added to the 3rd Panzer Army. From September 1944, it fought in the West as part of the 1st Parachute Army. Later it fought under the 15th Army on the Siegfried Line and the Ruhr Front. The Corps was surrounded and destroyed in the Ruhr Pocket in April 1945.


Order of battle[edit]

On 16 September 1944
On 1 March 1945


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