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3.Armee-Oberkommando

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


  • Die deutschen Infanterie-Divisonen, Band 1-3, by Werner Haupt
  • 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
  • Die Truppenkennzeichen... der deutchen Wehrmacht u. Waffen-SS, Band 1-4, by Schmitz/Thies
  • 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