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Gruppenkommando 1

Lineage
  • Reichswehrgruppenkommando 1 (Übergangsheer)
  • Gruppenkommando 1 (Reichsheer)
  • History Gruppenkommando 1 was formed in January of 1921 from the Reichswehrgruppenkommando 1, of the Übergangsheer. Gruppenkommando 1 was based in Berlin.

    In 1933, it came under the control of the newly formed Wehrmacht as the Reichswehr was reformed, and in 1938, it was renamed as Heeresgruppen-Kommando 1.
    Units 1.Division / Wehrkreiskommando I
    2.Division / Wehrkreiskommando II
    3.Division / Wehrkreiskommando III
    4.Division / Wehrkreiskommando IV
    1.Kavallerie-Division
    Commanders Gen.der Inf. Walter von Bergmann
    Gen.der Art. Richard von Berendt
    Gen.der Inf. Friedrich von Lossberg
    Gen.der Inf. Erich von Tschischwitz
    Gen.der Inf. Otto Hasse
    Gen.der Inf. Gerd von Rundstedt