The XXXXVIII Armeekorps was formed in Koblenz on 14 December 1940. It took part in Operation Barbarossa and was redesignated XXXXVIII Panzerkorps 21 June 1942.

See also The XXXXVIII Armeekorps raid against Dubno June 1941.

Commanders

General der Panzertruppen Werner Kempf (06 Jan 1941 - 15 Feb 1942)
General der Panzertruppen Rudolf Veiel (15 Feb 1942 - 30 Apr 1942) m.d.F.b.
General der Panzertruppen Werner Kempf (01 May 1941 - 20 Jun 1942)

Area of operations

Germany (Dec 1940 - Apr 1941)
Poland (Apr 1941 - June 1941)

Sources used

Microfilm Publication A-3356, German Officer Personnel files, NARA
Roger James Bender & Warren W Odegard - Uniforms, Organization and History of the Panzertruppe
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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