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Gruppenkommando 2

Lineage
  • Reichswehrgruppenkommando 2 (Übergangsheer)
  • Gruppenkommando 2 (Reichsheer)
  • History Gruppenkommando 2 was formed in January of 1921 from the Reichswehrgruppenkommando 2, of the Übergangsheer. It was based in Kassel.

    In 1933, Gruppenkommando 2 came under the control of the newly formed Wehrmacht as the Reichswehr was reformed, and in 1938, it was renamed as Heeresgruppen-Kommando 2.
    Units 5.Division / Wehrkreiskommando V
    6.Division / Wehrkreiskommando VI
    7.Division / Wehrkreiskommando VII
    Commanders Gen.der Inf. Walter von Hülsen
    Gen.der Art. Richard von Berendt
    Gen.der Inf. Arnold Ritter von Möhl
    Gen.der Inf. Walther Reinhardt
    Gen.der Art. Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein
    Gen.der Kav. Hugo von Kayser
    Gen.der Inf. Hans Freiherr Seutter von Lötzen