The LVIII Panzerkorps was formed from LVIII Reserve-Panzerkorps in July 1944 and was sent to Le Mans on 20 July to fight the allies.
It retreated through France before fighting in the Ardennes and ending the war in the Ruhr pocket in April 1945.

Commanders

General der Panzertruppen Walter Krüger (06 Jul 1944 - 25 Mar 1945)
Generalleutnant Walter Botsch (25 Mar 1945 - 17 Apr 1945)

Area of operations

France (July 1944 - Dec 1944)
Ardennes (Dec 1944)
Western Germany & Ruhr pocket (Jan 1945 - Apr 1945)

Order of battle

Arko 458
Korps-Nachrichten Abteilung 458
Korps-Nachschub Truppen 458

General der Panzertruppen Walter Krüger and Oberst Heinrich Bronsardt von Schellenberg in June 1944
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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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