VI. SS-Freiwilligen-Armeekorps (lettisches) was formed in October 1943 at Truppenübungsplatz Grafenwöhr to command the Latvian Waffen-SS divisions. It fought on the northern sector of the Eastern front until the end of the war.

Commanders  

SS-Obergruppenführer Karl Pfeffer-Wildenbruch (8 Oct 1943 - 11 June 1944)
SS-Obergruppenführer Friedrich Jeckeln (11 June 1944 - 21 July 1944)
SS-Gruppenführer Karl Fischer von Treuenfeld (21 July 1944 - 25 July 1944)
SS-Obergruppenführer Walter Krüger (25 July 1944 - 8 May 1945)

Chef des Stabes  

SS-Oberführer Nikolaus Heilmann (8 Oct 1943 - 17 Feb 1944)
Oberstleutnant Helmut Ziervogel (18 Feb 1944 - 18 May 1944)
SS-Oberführer Dr Gustav Krukenberg (18 May 1944 - 1 July 1944)
SS-Standartenführer Peter Sommer (16 June 1944 - ? 1945)
Oberstleutnant Werner Kuhn (1 Mar 1945 - ? 1945)
Oberstleutnant Helmut Ziervogel (? 1945 - ? 1945)

Area of operations  

Eastern front, northern sector (Oct 1943 - Sep 1944)
Latvia (Sep 1944 - May 1945)

Holders of high awards

Holders of the German Cross in Silver (1)
-  Pruß, Hans, 02.06.1944, SS-Sturmbannführer, Qu VI. SS-Frw.AK
Holders of the Knight's Cross (1)
- Swords (1)
--  Krüger, Walter 11.01.1945 [120. Sw] SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS K.G. VI. SS-Frw.AK

Order of battle - Korpstruppen

SS-Nachrichten-Abteilung 106
SS-Werfer-Abteilung 506
Schwere SS-Beobachtungs-Batterie 506
SS-Flak-Abteilung 106 / 506
Pionier-Kompanie VI.SS-Freiwilligen-Armee-Korps
Lehr-Bataillon VI.SS-Korps
SS-Kraftfahr-Kompanie 106
SS-Feldgendarmerie-Kompanie 106

Notable members

Oberst i.G. Peter Sommer (with the right of wearing the uniform of a SS-Standartenführer, was of partial Jewish descent and served as chief of staff)

Sources used

Roger James Bender & Hugh Page Taylor - Uniforms, Organization and History of the Waffen-SS, vol 2
Georges M. Croisier - Waffen-SS (PDF)
Dr. K-G Klietmann - Die Waffen-SS: eine Dokumentation
Kurt Mehner - Die Waffen-SS und Polizei 1939-1945
Bryan Mark Rigg - Hitler's Jewish Soldiers: The Untold Story of Nazi Racial Laws and Men of Jewish Descent in the German Military
Marc J. Rikmenspoel - Waffen-SS Encyclopedia
Mark C. Yerger - Waffen-SS Commanders: The Army, corps and divisional leaders of a legend (2 vol)

Reference material on this unit

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