The XXXIX Armeekorps (mot) was formed on 27 January 1940 and fought in France and on the Eastern front. It was redesignated XXXIX Panzerkorps on 9 July 1942.


General der Panzertruppen Rudolf Schmidt (01 Feb 1940 - 10 Nov 1941)
General der Panzertruppen Hans Jürgen von Arnim (11 Nov 1941 - 31 Jan 1942) m.d.F.b.
General der Panzertruppen Hans Jürgen von Arnim (01 Feb 1942 - 08 July 1942)

Area of operations

Germany (Jan 1940 - May 1940)
Western Front (May 1940 - May 1941)
East Prussia (May 1941 - June 1941)
Eastern Front, northern sector (June 1941 - July 1942)

Sources used

Microfilm Publication A-3356, German Officer Personnel files, NARA
Dermot Bradley, Karl-Friedrich Hildebrand, Markus Rövekamp - Die Generale des Heeres 1921-1945
François de Lannoy & Josef Charita - Panzertruppen: German armored troops 1935-1945
Wolf Keilig - Die Generale des Heeres
Andris Kursietis - Die Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
French MacLean - The Unknown Generals, German Corps Commanders of WWII
Kurt Mehner - Die Deutsche Wehrmacht 1939-1945: Führung und Truppe
Friedrich Wilhelm Von Mellenthin - German Generals of WWII
Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr - The Panzer Legions: A Guide to the German Army Tank Divisions of World War II and Their Commanders
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

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