Army Group South Ukraine

Army Group South Ukraine
Active 05 April - 23 September 1944
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Size Army Group
508,946 (Spring 1944)[1]
Engagements Eastern Front
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Ferdinand Schoerner
Johannes Friessner

Army Group South Ukraine (German: Heeresgruppe Südukraine) was a German army group on the Eastern Front during World War II.

Army Group South Ukraine was created on 5 April 1944 by renaming Army Group A.[2] This army group saw action during the Jassy-Kishinev Operation and after taking heavy casualties was redesignated Army Group South (Heeresgruppe Süd) on 23 September 1944.[3]

Order of Battle, June 1944

Commanders

Commander Took office Left office Time in office
1
Ferdinand Schörner
Schörner, FerdinandGeneralfeldmarschall
Ferdinand Schörner
(1892–1973)
31 March 1944 25 July 1944 86 days
2
Johannes Frießner
Frießner, JohannesGeneraloberst
Johannes Frießner
(1892–1971)
25 July 1944 23 September 1944 90 days

Bibliography

Citations

  1. ^ Ziemke 2002, p. 312.
  2. ^ Ziemke 2002, p. 286.
  3. ^ Ziemke 2002, p. 380.

References

  • Ziemke, Earl F. (2002). Stalingrad to Berlin: The German Defeat in the East. Washington, D.C: Center of Military History, US Army. ISBN 9781780392875.


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