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11.Armee-Oberkommando

Unit Emblems


11.Armee-Oberkommando Emblem  

Campaigns


  • Eastern Front 1941-1942

History


The 11. Armee was established on 5 October 1940 and until 21 June 1941 they were located in Germany. From 22 June 1941 until 3 September 3 1942 they fought in the southern sectors of the Eastern Front. From 4 September 1942 to 27 November 1942 they were transferred to the northern sector of the Eastern front. On 27 November 1942 the 11. Army was extracted from the northern front and sent to the south to become Army Group Don. They were in existence for 783 days of which 523 days were spent on the Eastern Front first in the southern area and then in the northern area.

The 11. Armee was re-established on 26 November 1944 first fighting in the east and then from late March 1945 to the end in the west.

Organization


Kor├╝ck 533
Armee-Nachschubf├╝hrer 587
Armee-Nachrichten-Regiment 558

Commanders


Eugen Ritter von Schobert 10.5.1940
Erich von Lewinski gannant von Manstein 9.13.1941

Calendar of Battles and Engagements


Eastern Campaign Calendar of Battles and Engagements
1. Frontier Battles, Liberation of Bessarabia, and Conquest of the Crimea. 6.22.1941 12.31.1941 193
a] Frontier Battles on Pruth River. 6.22.1941 7.7.1941 16
b] Fighting to Liberate Bessarabia. 7.2.1941 7.8.1941 7
c] Breakthrough of the Stalin Line 7.2.1941 7.25.1941 24
d] Pursuit Battles to the Dnjepr. 7.26.1941 8.29.1941 35
e] Control of the Dnjepr and Crossing by Berisslavl. 8.30.1941 8.30.1941 1
f] Assault Across the Dnjepr. 8.31.1941 9.12.1941 13
g] Advance to the Crimean Narrows and Breakthrough Battle at Perekop. 8.31.1941 9.30.1941 31
h] Battle Around Sea of Azov. 9.26.1941 10.11.1941 16
i] Breakthrough Battle at Ishun. 10.18.1941 10.27.1941 10
k] Pursuit Battles in the Crimea and Breakthrough to Kerch. 10.28.1941 11.16.1941 20
l] Costal Defense and Containment Battles at Sevastopol. 11.17.1941 7.4.1942 230
m] Attack on Sevastopol. 12.17.1941 12.31.1941 15
n] Coastal Protection in the Crimea. 11.17.1941 7.4.1942 230
o] Wanderings in Kerch Peninsula and Battles at and Northwest of Feodosia. 12.28.1941 1.18.1942 22
p] Siege of Fortress Sevastopol. 1.1.1942 6.1.1942 152
q] Defensive Battles in the Parpatch Position. 1.19.1942 5.7.1942 109
r] Battle for the Kertch Peninsula and Capture of Kerch. 5.8.1942 5.21.1942 14
s] Attack and Capture of Fortress Sevastopol. 6.2.1942 7.4.1942 33
2. Security of the Crimea. 7.5.1942 8.31.1942 58
3. OKH Reserve then Heeresgruppe Nord. 9.1.1942 9.3.1942 3
4. Defensive Battles South of Lake Ladoga. 9.4.1942 10.2.1942 29
5. Positional Fighting in the Leningrad Area. 10.3.1942 10.30.1942 28
6. Positional Fighting in the Area of Newel. 11.6.1942 11.21.1942 16

German 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

English Bibliography (Available on Amazon)