XXXVIII Corps (Germany)


XXXVIII Corps (Germany)

The German XXXVIII Corps ("XXXVIII Armeekorps") was a German army corps during World War II.

On 8 January 1945, the XXXVIII Corps was redesignated as the XXXVIII Tank Corps ("XXXVIII Panzerkorps").

Commanders

* Field Marshal ("Generalfeldmarschall") Erich von Manstein - 1 February 1940 to 28 February 1941)
* Infantry General ("General der Infanterie") Friedrich-Wilhelm von Chappuis - 15 March 1941 to 23 April 1942
* Infantry General ("General der Infanterie") Siegfried Hänicke - 23 April 1942 to 29 June 1942
* Artillery General ("General der Artillerie") Kurt Herzog - 29 June 1942 to 8 January 1945
* Artillery General ("General der Artillerie") Horst von Mellenthin - 8 January 1945 to 7 May 1945 (as the XXXVIII Tank Corps)

Area of operations

* Germany - January 1940 to June 1940
* France - June 1940 to June 1941
* Eastern Front, northern sector - June 1941 to October 1944
* Courland Pocket - October 1944 to 7 May 1945

ee also

* List of German corps in WWII


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