|Formed from Panzergruppe Afrika on January 30th,1942.|
After formation, Panzergruppe Afrika took part in the following operations:Feb 1942, reconquest of Cyrenaica, Feb-Mar 1942, defence of the southerndesert of Cyrenaica, May-Jun 1942, fighting on the Gazala defences, Jun 1942,capture of Fortress Tobruk, pursuit to the Egyptian Frontier, capture ofMursa Matruh defences, and Jul 1942, Battle of the Alamein Line.
Formed into the Deutsch-Italienischen Panzer-Armee on October 1st, 1942.
|Gen.Feldm. Erwin Rommel 1.30.42 – 9.20.42|
Gen.d.Pz.Tr. Georg Stumme 9.20.42 – 10.01.42