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3.Armee-Oberkommando

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Campaigns


  • Poland 1939

    History


    The 3.Armee was established on 22 August 1939. It was involved in the invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939 till it was disbanded on 3 October 1939 after the completion of the Polish campaign.

    Organization


    Armee-Nachschubführer 501
    Armee-Nachrichten-Regiment 501
    Korück 501

    Commanders


    Georg von Küchler 8.22.1939

    Calendar of Battles and Engagements



    Polish Campaign Calendar of Battles and Engagements

    1.

     

    Storming the Border Fortifications.

    9.1.1939

    9.3.1939

    3

    2.

     

    Breakout Fighting in the Mlawa-Chorzele Area.

    9.1.1939

    9.4.1939

    4

    3.

     

    Pursuit on Both Sides of the Weichsel River.

    9.5.1939

    9.12.1939

    8

    4.

     

    Fighting for Crossing Over the Narew River.

    9.5.1939

    9.13.1939

    9

     

    a.

    Battle for Pultusk

    9.6.1939

    9.7.1939

    2

     

    b.

    Battle for Rozan

    9.5.1939

    9.7.1939

    3

     

    c.

    Storming the Fortifications at Nowgorod.

    9.9.1939

    9.10.1939

    2

     

    d.

    Battle for Lomza.

    9.7.1939

    9.11.1939

    5

     

    e.

    Breakthrough the Fortifications East of Wizna.

    9.8.1939

    9.10.1939

    3

     

    f.

    Capture of Ossowiec.

    9.13.1939

    9.13.1939

    1

    5.

     

    Fighting for Crossing Over the Bug River.

    9.8.1939

    9.10.1939

    3

     

    a.

    Battle for Wyszkow.

    9.8.1939

    9.10.1939

    3

     

    b.

    Battle for Brok.

    9.8.1939

    9.9.1939

    2

    6.

     

    Pursuit in Eastern Poland.

    9.11.1939

    9.21.1939

    11

     

    a.

    Battle South of Zambrow.

    9.11.1939

    9.13.1939

    3

     

    b.

    Battles in the Area of Kaluszyn-Siedlce-Garwolin-Minsk-Maz-Otwock.

    9.12.1939

    9.21.1939

    10

     

    c.

    Fighting for Bialystok.

    9.15.1939

    9.15.1939

    1

     

    d.

    Capture of the Fortress Brest.

    9.14.1939

    9.17.1939

    4

     

    e.

    Battle by Zabinka-Kobryn.

    9.14.1939

    9.18.1939

    5

     

    f.

    Battle by and South of Wlodawa.

    9.17.1939

    9.19.1939

    3

    7.

     

    Battles Toward Praga.

    9.13.1939

    9.27.1939

    15


    Bibliography


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    • Die deutsche Feldpostübersicht 1939-1945, Band 1-3, by Nobert Kannapin
    • Die Pflege der Tradition der alten Armee in Reichsheer und im der Wehrmacht, by Schirmer/Wiener
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    • Der Zweite Weltkrieg im Kartenbild, Band 1-3, by Klaus-Jurgen Thies
    • Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939, by George Tessin
    • Verbände und Truppen der deutchen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS..., Band 1-14, by Georg Tessin
    • Formationsgeschichte und Stellenbesetzung 1815-1939, Teil 1, der deutschen Heer, Band 1-3, by Günter Wegner
    • Die Deutsche Wehrmacht u. Waffen-SS, Ihre Kommando. u. Grossverbände... im Zweiten Weltkrieg, author unknown
    • Das Reichsheer und Seine Tradition, author unknown
    • Deutsche Rote Kreuz Suchdienst, Divisionsschicksale, author unknown

    • Reforging the Iron Cross, The Search for Tradition..., by Donald Abenheim
    • The German Infantry Handbook 1939-1945, by Alex Buchner
    • German Army Order of Battle: The Replacement Army 1939-1945, by Victor Madej
    • German Army Order of Battle: Field Army and Officer Corps 1939-1945, by Victor Madej
    • Hitler's Legions, by Samuel Mitcham
    • German Order of Battle World War II, Vol I, by George Nafziger
    • German Order of Battle 1944, author unknown