The XXII Armeekorps (mot) was formed in August 1939 and was upgraded to Panzergruppe Kleist on 5 March 1940

It was reformed in June 1940 and was upgraded to Panzergruppe 1 in November 1940.

Commanders

Generalfeldmarschall Ewald von Kleist (1 Sep 1939 - 5 Mar 1940)
[Reformed]
Generalfeldmarschall Ewald von Kleist (30 June 1940 - 16 Nov 1940)

Area of operations

Poland (Sep 1939 - May 1940)
[Reformed]
Poland (June 1940 - Nov 1940)

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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