The 5. Armee was formed on 25 August 1939 and redesignated Grenzschutz-Abschnittkommando Mitte (AOK 5) on 13 October 1939.

Commanders

General der Infanterie Curt Liebmann (25 Aug 1939 - 13 Oct 1939)

Chiefs of Staff

Generalmajor Hans-Heinrich Sixt von Armin (25 Aug 1939 - 10 Sep 1939)
Generalmajor Karl-Adolf Hollidt (10 Sep 1939 - 13 Oct 1939)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberst Arthur Schmidt    (25 Aug 1939 - 13 Oct 1939)

Order of battle (1 Sep 1939)

At the disposal of the 5. Armee
- 58. Infanterie-Division
- 87. Infanterie-Division
V. Armeekorps
- 22. Infanterie-Division
- 225. Infanterie-Division
VI. Armeekorps
- Grenz-Infanterie-Regiment 16
XXVII. Armeekorps
- 16. Infanterie-Division
- 69. Infanterie-Division
- 211. Infanterie-Division
- 216. Infanterie-Division
XXX. Armeekorps
- Grenzschutz-Abschnittkommando 9
Generalkommando der Grenztruppen Eifel
- 26. Infanterie-Division
- 86. Infanterie-Division
- 227. Infanterie-Division
- Grenz-Kommandantur Aachen
- Grenz-Kommandantur Trier

Sources used

Research by Shawn Bohannon
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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