The LII Armeekorps was formed in October 1940 and was destroyed on the Eastern front in August 1944.

Commanders

General der Infanterie Kurt von Briesen (25 Nov 1940 - 20 Nov 1941) (KIA) (1)
Generalleutnant Albert Zehler (20 Nov 1941 - 10 Dec 1941)
General der Infanterie Eugen Ott (10 Dec 1941 - 1 Oct 1943)
General der Infanterie Hans-Karl von Scheele (1 Oct 1943 - 20 Nov 1943)
General der Infanterie Erich Buschenhagen (20 Nov 1943 - 1 Feb 1944)
General der Infanterie Rudolf von Bünau (1 Feb 1944 - 1 Apr 1944)
General der Infanterie Erich Buschenhagen (1 Apr 1944 - ? Aug 1944)

Area of operations

Germany (Nov 1940 - June 1941)
Eastern front, southern sector (June 1941 - Aug 1944)

Footnotes

1. Kurt von Briesen was killed 20 November 1941 by a strafing Soviet fighter plane.

Sources used

French Maclean - Quiet Flows the Rhine: German General Officer Casualties in World War II
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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