The Panzerkorps Feldherrnhalle was formed in November 1944 by the redesignation of IV Panzerkorps and fought in Hungary, taking part in the battle for Budapest suffering very heavy losses.

Commanders

General der Panzertruppen Ulrich Kleemann (28 Nov 1944 - 08 May 1945)

Area of operations

Hungary (Nov 1944 - May 1945)

Honor title

The Feldherrnhalle units received the honor title because of the initially high number of volunteers from the SturmAbteilung (SA).

Order of battle (Nov 1944)

HQ
- Pioneer Regimental Staff
--Pioneer Company (half-track)
- Artillery Commander
- Observation Battery (mot)
- Mapping Detachment (mot)
- Escort Company (mot)
--Motorcycle Platoon
--Flak Platoon (self-propelled)
- 404. Military Police Troop (mot)
Corps Fusilier Regiment Feldherrnhalle
- Staff (mot)
- Staff Company (mot)
--Signals Platoon
--Motorcycle Platoon
- 2 x Battalion
--Staff (mot)
--Supply Company (mot)
--3 x Fusilier Company (bicycle)
--Heavy Company (mot)
--- Flak Platoon
--- Heavy Mortar Platoon
- Infantry Gun Company (mot)
Heavy Panzer Battalion Feldherrnhalle
- Staff
- Staff Company
- Flak Platoon (self-propelled)
- 3 x Panzer Company
- Panzer Maintenance Company
- Supply Company (mot)
404. Artillery Regiment
- 2 x Battalion
--Staff
--Staff Battery
--3 x Heavy Battery
404. Panzer Pioneer Battalion
- Staff (mot)
- Staff Company (mot)
- 3 x Company (mot)
- 2 x Bridging Column
44. Panzer Signals Battalion
- Panzer Radio Company
- Signals Company (mot)
- 2 x Telephone Company (mot)
- Signals Supply Column (mot)
Panzer Feldersatz Regiment Feldherrnhalle
Supply & Support Units

Insignia

The "Feldherrnhalle" cuff title was authorized for this unit to illustrate the connections with the SA-Standarte Feldherrnhalle.
cuff-heer-feldherrnhalle
(Courtesy of N & T Global Trading)

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
Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr - The Panzer Legions: A Guide to the German Army Tank Divisions of World War II and Their Commanders
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
Alfonso Escuadra Sanchez - Feldherrnhalle: Forgotten Elite
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

Reference material on this unit

Erich Jainek - Soldaten Der Standarte Feldhernhalle
Alfonso Escuadra Sanchez - Feldherrnhalle: Forgotten Elite

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