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Army East Prussia (Wehrmacht)

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Country  Nazi Germany
Type  Army
Branch  Army
Notable commanders  Dietrich von Saucken
Active  7 April 1945 – 9 May 1945
Engagements  World War II East Prussian Offensive

Army East Prussia (Armeeoberkommando Ostpreußen, abbreviated AOK Ostpreußen) was created from the AOK 2nd Army and also absorbed the remnants of the 4th Army on 7 April 1945. AOK Ostpreußen controlled all the troops in East Prussia and West Prussia. After the loss of Gdańsk (then: Danzig) and Gdynia (then: Gotenhafen) in the East Prussian Offensive the army had been isolated in the Bay of Gdansk.

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Commander-in-Chief

  • General der Panzertruppe Dietrich von Saucken
  • Chief of the General Staff

  • Generalmajor Robert Macher
  • 1st Operations officer

  • Oberstleutnant i.G. Wolfgang Brennecke
  • References

    Army East Prussia (Wehrmacht) Wikipedia


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