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The II Armeekorps was formed in 1934 from the staff of the 2. Division of the Reichswehr.

Commanders

General der Infanterie Fedor von Bock (01 Oct 1934 - 31 Mar 1935)
General der Infanterie Johannes Blaskowitz (01 Apr 1935 - 09 Nov 1938)
General der Infanterie Adolf Strauß (10 Nov 1938 - 30 May 1940)
General der Infanterie Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (30 May 1940 - 20 Jun 1940)
General der Infanterie Walter Graf von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt (21 Jun 1940 - 30 Apr 1942)
Generalleutnant Kurt von Tippelskirch (01 May 1942 - 31 May 1942) m.d.F.b.
Generalleutnant Otto von Knobelsdorff (01 Jun 1942 - 30 Jun 1942) m.d.F.b.
General der Infanterie Walter Graf von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt (01 Jul 1942 - 27 Nov 1942)
General der Infanterie Paul Laux (28 Nov 1942 - 31 Mar 1944)
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Hasse (01 Apr 1944 - 04 May 1944)
General der Infanterie Kurt von Tippelskirch (05 May 1944 - 10 May 1944) m.d.F.b.
General der Infanterie Paul Laux (11 May 1944 - 02 Jul 1944)
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Hasse (03 Jul 1944 - 20 Feb 1945)
General der Infanterie Dr. Johannes Mayer (21 Feb 1945 - 04 Apr 1945)
Generalleutnant Alfred Gause (05 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

Poland (Sep 1939 - May 1940)
France (May 1940 - June 1941)
Eastern front, northern sector (June 1941 - Oct 1944)
Kurland pocket (Oct 1944 - May 1945)

Notable members

Walter Graf von Brockdorff-Ahlefeldt (Active in the resistance against Hitler)
Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (Active in the resistance against Hitler and executed after the failure of the July 20 Plot)

Sources used

Microfilm Publication A-3356, German Officer Personnel files, National Archives and Records Adminestration
Wolf Keilig - Die Generale des Heeres (Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1983)
Andris J. Kursietis - The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945 (Aspekt, 1999)
French L. MacLean - The Unknown Generals: German Corps Commanders in WW II (Masters Thesis, U.S. Army Command and General Staff Collage, 1988)
Kurt Mehner - Die Deutsche Wehrmacht 1939-1945, Führung und Truppe (Militair-Verlag Klaus D. Patzwall, 1993)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945
Günter Wegmann & Christian Zweng - Formationsgeschichte u. Stellenbesetzung der deutschen Streitkräfte, 1815-1990, Teile IV, Abt. 1:  Die Dienststellen, Kommandobehörden u. Truppenteile des Heeres, Oct.35-May.45 (Osnabrück, 1998 & 2000)

Reference material on this unit

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