- Published: 07 May 2011 07 May 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
Historian Charles B. MacDonald described the 24. Armee:
Also under the Nineteenth Army was a force of little more than a division size deceptively called the ‘Twenty-Fourth Army.’ These were mainly headquarters troops fleshed out with Volkssturm and frontier battalions that had manned posts along the Swiss border to discourage any Allied plan to enter Germany by way of neutral Switzerland. (1)
CommandersGeneral der Infanterie Hans Schmidt (? Nov 1944 - 6 May 1945)
Chiefs of StaffOberstleutnant Seitzinger (Nov 1944 - 6 May 1945)
Operations Officers (Ia)Hauptmann Köhler (Nov 1944 - 6 May 1945)
Order of battle (30 Apr 1945)Division Nr. 405
Footnotes1. "The Last Offensive: The United States Army in World War II: The European Theater of Operations" by Charles B. MacDonald.
Sources usedCharles B. MacDonald - The Last Offensive: The United States Army in World War II: The European Theater of Operations
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
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