The XV Armeekorps (mot) was formed on 10 October 1938 in Jena. It was also known as Gruppe Hoth / Panzergruppe Hoth in May 1940 and was resdesignated Panzergruppe 3 on 16 November 1940.

Commanders

Generaloberst Hermann Hoth (10 Nov 1938 - 16 Nov 1940)

Chiefs of Staff

Generalmajor Johann Joachim Stever (10 Nov 1938 - 11 Feb 1940)
Oberstleutnant Julius von Bernuth (15 Mar 1940 - 12 Sep 1940)
Oberst Walther von Hünersdorff (12 Sep 1940 - 16 Nov 1940)

Operations Officers (Ia)

Oberstleutnant Theodor Graf von Sponeck (1 Oct 1938 - 5 Feb 1940)
Oberstleutnant Harald Freiherr von Elverfeldt (5 Feb 1940 - 16 Nov 1940)

Area of operations

Poland & western front (Sep 1939 - Nov 1940)

Order of battle (8 June 1940)

5. Panzer-Division
2. Infanterie-Division (mot)
7. Panzer-Division

Sources used

François de Lannoy & Josef Charita - Panzertruppen: German armored troops 1935-1945
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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