The XIV Panzerkorps was formed in June 1942 from XIV Armeekorps. It served on the southern sector of the Eastern front and was surrounded in Stalingrad November 1942 where it was destroyed on 29 January 1943.

It was reformed in March 1943 from survivors of the original Corps. It was sent to France and then to Italy where it remained until the end of the war.


General der Infanterie Gustav von Wietersheim (21 June 1942 - 14 Sep 1942)
Generalleutnant Hans-Valentin Hube (15 Sep 1942 - 30 Sep 1942) m.d.F.b.
General der Panzertruppen Hans-Valentin Hube (01 Oct 1942 - 17 Jan 1943)
Generalleutnant Helmuth Schlömer (18 Jan 1943 - 29 Jan 1943) m.d.F.b.
XIV Panzerkorps (Neu)
General der Panzertruppen Hans-Valentin Hube (05 Mar 1943 - 02 Sep 1943)
Generalleutnant Hermann Balck (02 Sep 1943 - 08 Oct 1943) m.d.F.b.
Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube (09 Oct 1943 - 24 Oct 1943)
General der Panzertruppen Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin (25 Oct 1943 - 08 May 1945)

Area of operations

Eastern front, southern sector (June 1942 - Oct 1942)
Stalingrad (Oct 1942 - Jan 1943)
Western front (Mar 1943 - Oct 1944)
Northern Italy (Oct 1944 - May 1945)

Order of battle

Arko 414
Korps-Nachrichten Abteilung 60
Korps-Nachschub Truppen 414

Notable members

Hermann Balck (Holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds)
Hans-Valentin Hube (Holder of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds)

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

Reference material on this unit

Franz Kurowski - Das Tor zur Festung Europa: Abwehr und Rückzugskämpfe des XIV. Panzerkorps auf Sizilien

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