XXXVIII Army Corps (Wehrmacht)

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XXXVIII Army Corps
Generalkommando XXXVIII. Armeekorps
Active 21 January 1940 – 8 May 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Commanders
Notable
commanders

The German XXXVIII Corps (XXXVIII Armeekorps) was a German army corps during World War II.

On 8 January 1945, the XXXVIII Corps was redesignated as the XXXVIII Tank Corps (XXXVIII Panzerkorps).

Commanders[edit]

  • Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) Erich von Manstein - 1 February 1940 to 28 February 1941
  • Infantry General (General der Infanterie) Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis - 15 March 1941 to 23 April 1942
  • Infantry General (General der Infanterie) Siegfried Haenicke - 23 April 1942 to 29 June 1942
  • Artillery General (General der Artillerie) Kurt Herzog - 29 June 1942 to 8 January 1945
  • Artillery General (General der Artillerie) Horst von Mellenthin - 8 January 1945 to March 1945 (as the XXXVIII Tank Corps)

Area of operations[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tessin, Georg (1971). Die Landstreifkräfte 31–70 [Ground forces 31 to 70]. Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS 1939-1945 (in German). 5. Osnabrück: Biblio.