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CommandersGeneraloberst Johannes Blaskowitz (11 Sep 1944 - 21 Sep 1944)
General der Panzertruppen Hermann Balck (21 Sep 1944 - 23 Dec 1944)
Generaloberst Johannes Blaskowitz (24 Dec 1944 - 28 Jan 1945)
SS-Oberstgruppenführer Paul Hausser (28 Jan 1945 - 4 Apr 1945)
General der Infanterie Friedrich Schulz (4 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945) (1)
Notable membersHermann Balck (Holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds)
Johannes Blaskowitz (Generaloberst who as Oberbefehlshaber Ost sent an official memorandum to Hitler complaining about atrocities of the SS-Totenkopfverbände in Poland 1939)
Generaloberst Johannes Blaskowitz inspecting coastal defences, June 1944
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Footnotes1. Friedrich Schulz was the youngest General to command a Heeresgruppe.
Sources usedGeorg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
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