|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, defense of Adegabia, withdrawal to positions around Marada-Marsa and Brega, and counterattack and recapture of Cyrenaica.
Renamed as the Panzer-Armee Afrika on January30th, 1942.
|Gen.Feldm. Erwin Rommel 9.01.42 – 1.30.42|