The LXXII Armeekorps was formed in southern Russia from the staff of Befehlshaber Westtaurien in February 1944.

Commanders

General der Infanterie Sigismund von Förster (13 Feb 1944 - ? Sep 1944)
Generalleutnant August Schmidt (? Sep 1944 - 22 Jan 1945)
General der Infanterie Anton Grasser (22 Jan 1945 - 20 Apr 1945)
Generalleutnant Werner Schmidt-Hammer (20 Apr 1945 - 8 May 1945)

Area of operations

Eastern front, southern sector (Feb 1944 - Sep 1944)
Romania & Balkans (Sep 1944 - Jan 1945)
Hungary (Jan 1945 - May 1945)

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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