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Research on the German Armed Forces 1918-1945

Deutsches Afrikakorps

  • Aufklärungsstab Rommel
  • Deutsches Afrikakorp
  • History Formed from Aufklärungsstab Rommel on February 19th, 1941.

    Parts upgraded into Panzergruppe Afrika on August 15th, 1941, although the DAK itself continued to exist under the control of the newly formed Panzergruppe, and it would go on to fight until the capitulation in Tunisia in May of 1943.
    Major Units