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Formed from parts of the Deutsches Afrikakorps
on September 1st, 1941.
After formation, Panzergruppe-Afrika took part in the following operations: Sep 1941, reconnaissance in force towards the Egyptian border, Nov 1941, fighting in Marmarica, Dec 1941, withdrawal to Cyrenaica, Jan 1942, defence of Adegabia, withdrawal to positions around Marada-Marsa and Brega, and counterattack and recapture of Cyrenaica.
Renamed as the Panzer-Armee Afrika on January 30th, 1942.
Gen.Feldm. Erwin Rommel 9.01.42 - 1.30.42
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