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Army Group South Ukraine

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Country  Nazi Germany
Branch  Army
Active  05 April - 23 September 1944
Size  Army Group 508,946 (Spring 1944)
Engagements  World War II Eastern Front
Notable commanders  Ferdinand Schoerner Johannes Friessner

Army Group South Ukraine (German: Heeresgruppe Südukraine) was a German army group on the Eastern Front during World War II.


Army Group South Ukraine was created on 5 April 1944 by renaming Army Group A. This army group saw action during the Jassy-Kishinev Operation and after taking heavy casualties was redesignated Army Group South (Heeresgruppe Süd) on 23 September 1944.

Order of Battle, June 1944

  • Sixth Army - General der Artillerie Maximilian Fretter-Pico
  • Eighth Army - General der Infanterie Otto Wohler
  • Romanian Third Army
  • Romanian Fourth Army
  • Commanders

  • General Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) Ferdinand Schörner - 31 March 1944 to 25 July 1944
  • Colonel General (Generaloberst) Johannes Frießner - 25 July 1944 to 23 September 1944
  • References

    Army Group South Ukraine Wikipedia

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