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The X Armeekorps was formed in 1935 from the Generalkommando des Kavalleriekorps.

Commanders

General der Infanterie Wilhelm Knochenhauer (16 May 1935 - 31 Mar 1939)
General der Infanterie Wilhelm Ulex (01 Apr 1939 - 15 Oct 1939)
General der Artillerie Christian Hansen (15 Oct 1939 - 30 Apr 1942)
Generalleutnant Otto von Knobelsdorff (01 May 1942 - 01 Jun 1942) m.d.F.b.
General der Artillerie Christian Hansen (01 Jun 1942 - 12 Oct 1943)
Generalleutnant Otto Sponheimer (01 Jul 1943 - 30 Jul 1943) m.d.F.b.
General der Artillerie Christian Hansen (01 Aug 1943 - 04 Nov 1943)
General der Infanterie Thomas-Emil von Wickede (04 Nov 1943 - 23 June 1944) (1)
General der Infanterie Friedrich Köchling (25 June 1944 - 21 Sep 1944)
General der Infanterie Hermann Förtsch (22 Sep 1944 - 31 Dec 1944)
General der Artillerie Siegfried Thomaschki (31 Dec 1944 - 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

Hans Otfried von Linstow (Active in the resistance against Hitler and executed after the failure of the July 20 Plot)
Wilhelm Ulex (Active in the resistance against Hitler)

Footnotes

1. General der Infanterie Thomas-Emil von Wickede is killed in an air crash.

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)

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