Part of the Axis Order of Battle Series by John Mulholland.

EIGHTH ARMY (AOK 8)

CO: Gen.d.Inf. Fedor v. Bock
- Attached from the Luftwaffe:
-- lei.Flak-Abt. I./ 5 (until 13 Mar.36)
-- lei.Flak-Abt. I./ 28 (until 13 Mar.36)
- Heerestruppen:
-- 570 Secret Field Police Grp.
-- 570 Motorcycle Messenger Platoon
-- 570 Mot. Karten Command
-- 570 Heeres Nachr.Regt., 3 Kp./ 7 Nachr.Abt.
-- 574 Br.Bau.Btl.
-- 577 Br.Bau.Btl.
- Combat Troops:
-- 97th Landwehr Division
--- makeup unknown at this time.
-- Heeresdienststelle 10:
--- 10 Grenzschutz Sector Nachr.Kp.
--- 14 Inf.Regt. (reinforced) (from 14 March)
---- 1./ 5 Art.Regt.
---- 1./ 5 Nachr.Abt. (Kp.1)
--- 61 Inf.Regt. (o.Abt.3) (reinforced)
---- 2./ 7 Art.Regt.
---- 3 Kp./ 47 Mot.Pi.Regt.
--- 98 Mtn.Regt. (reinforced)
---- 2./ 79 Mtn.Art.Regt.
---- 1 Kp./ 54 Mtn.Pi.Abt.

VII (07) Armeekorps

CO: Gen.d.Inf. Ritter v. Schobert
- Attached from the Luftwaffe:
-- lei.Flak-Abt. I./ 8 (mot.)
-- lei.Flak-Abt. II./ 25 (mot.)
- Korps Troops:
-- 47 Nachr.Abt.
-- 407 Br.Kol.B (mot.)
-- 407 Motorcycle Messenger Platoon
-- 407 Mot. Karten Command
-- 407 Mot. Military Police Troop
-- 407 Mot. Field Post Office
- Korps Reserves:
-- 6 M.G. Btl. (until 13 March)
-- 1./ 25 Pz.Regt.
-- Stab 623 s.F.H.Regt.z.b.V.
--- s.F.H.Abt. 2./ 40.
--- s.F.H.Abt. 2./ 93.
--- s.F.H.Art.Abt. 608
-- Stab 617 Pi.Regt.z.b.V.
--- 47 Mot.Pi.Abt.
--- 616 B Mot.Bridging Column
-- 1 Sturmbann / SS-Totenkopf Regt. “Oberbayern”
- Combat Troops:
-- 7th Infantry Division
--- 9 Inf.Regt.
--- 3./ 61 Inf.Regt.
--- 62 Inf.Regt. (o.Abt.3 until 13 Mar.)
--- 7 Aufkl.Abt.
--- 7 Art.Regt. (o.Abt.2), 1./ 43 Art.Regt.
--- 7 Observation Abt.
--- 7 Pz.Jag.Abt.
--- 7 Pi.Abt.
--- 7 Nachr.Abt.
-- 27th Infantry Division
--- 40 Inf.Regt.
--- 63 Inf.Regt.
--- 91 Inf.Regt.
--- 27 Aufkl.Abt.
--- 27 Art.Regt., 3./ 79 Mtn.Art.Regt., 1./ 63 Art.Regt.
--- 27 Observation Abt.
--- 27 Pz.Jag.Abt.
--- 27 Pi.Abt.
--- 27 Nachr.Abt.
-- The Mountain Brigade
--- 99 Mtn.Regt.
--- 100 Mtn.Regt.
--- 54 Mtn.Aufkl.Abt.
--- 1./ 79 Mtn.Art.Regt., 1./ 63 Art.Regt.
--- 54 Mtn.Pi.Abt. (o.Kp.1)
--- 54 Mtn.Nachr.Abt.
-- SS-Regt. “Germania” (part) (until 13 Mar.)

XIII (13) Armeekorps

CO: Gen.d.Cav. Freiherr v. Weichs
- Attached from the Luftwaffe:
-- lei.Flak-Abt. II./ 5 (mot.)
- Korps Troops:
-- 53 Nachr.Abt.
-- 413 Motorcycle Messenger Platoon
-- 413 Karten Command
-- 413 Mot. Military Police Troop
-- 413 Mot. Field Post Office
- Korps Reserves:
-- Stab 617 s.Art.Regt.z.b.V.
--- s.Abt. 2./ 46 Art.Regt.
--- s.Abt. 2./ 53 Art.Regt.
--- s.Art.Abt. 620
-- 51 Mot.Pi.Abt.
-- 615 B Mot. Bridging Column
-- 645 Pz.Jag.Abt.
- Combat Troops:
-- 10th Infantry Division
--- 20 Inf Regt
--- 41 Inf Regt
--- 42 Inf Regt
--- 3./ 61 Inf Regt (added from 11-15 March)
--- 10 Aufkl.Abt.
--- 10 Art.Regt. 1./ 46 Art.Regt.
--- 10 Observation Abt.
--- 10 Pz.Jag.Abt.
--- 10 Pi.Abt.
--- 10 Nachr.Abt.
-- 17th Infantry Division
--- 21 Inf Regt
--- 55 Inf Regt
--- 95 Inf Regt
--- 17 Aufkl.Abt.
--- 17 Art.Regt., 1./ 53 Art.Regt.
--- 17 Observation Abt.
--- 17 Pz.Jag.Abt.
--- 17 Pi.Abt.
--- 17 Nachr.Abt.

Panzertruppen (Armoured Corps)

CO: Gen.Lt. Heinz Guderian
(Released 13 Mar.38 - Redesignated as XVI AK on 01 Apr.38)
- Attached from the Luftwaffe:
-- Flak-Regt. “General Goering”
--- lei.Flak-Abt. I./ GG
--- lei.Flak-Abt. II./ GG
- Korps Troops:
-- 62 Nachr.Abt.
-- 473 Mot.Military Police Troop
-- 473 Motorcycle Messenger Platoon
-- 473 Mot.Karten Command
-- 473 Mot.Field Post Office
- Korps Reserves:
-- 6 M.G.Btl. (from 13 March)
-- 7 Mot.Aufkl.Abt.
-- 48 Mot.Pi.Abt.
- Attached SS-Verfugungstruppe units:
-- SS-Mot.Inf.Regt. “Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler”
-- SS-Pi.Abt. “Dresden”
-- SS-Nachr.Abt. “Berlin-Adlershof”
- Combat Troops:
-- 2nd Panzer Division
--- 2 Panzer Brigade
---- 3 Pz.Regt.
---- 4 Pz.Regt.
--- 2 Schutzen Brigade
---- 2 Schutzen Regt.
---- 2 Schutzen Abt. (tracked)
--- 5 Mot.Aufkl.Abt.
--- 74 Art.Regt.
--- 38 Pz.Jag.Abt.
--- 38 Pi.Abt.
--- 38 Nachr.Abt.

Note: All units are German unless otherwise indicated.
All errors, omissions, or “typos” are those of the writer.

Acknowledgements:
All of the information, above, was taken from:
http://www.orbat.com/site/ww2/drleo/011_germany/38-oob/_08_army.html
With the kind permission of Dr. Leo Niehorster.

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