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5.Armee-Oberkommando

Unit Emblems


        

Campaigns


  • Westwall 1939
  • Occupied Poland 1939

    History


    The 5.Armee was established on 25 August 1939 and it was disbanded on 4 November 1939. The command was in existence for a total of 71 days.

    Organization


    Korück 560
    Armee-Nachschubführer 561
    Armee-Nachrichten-Regiment 563

    Commanders


    Kurt Liebmann 8.25.1939

    Calendar of Battles and Engagements



    Western Campaign Calendar of Battles and Engagements

     1.

     

    Security of the Westwall in the Area of Trier.

    9.3.1939

    10.13.1939

    41

    2.

     

    Security in the Occupied Polish Areas.

    10.13.1939

    11.4.1939

    23


    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