X. SS-Armeekorps was formed in January 1945, around the staff of XIV. SS-Armeekorps, and was destroyed in Pomerania in March 1945.


SS-Obergruppenführer Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (26 Jan 1945 - 10 Feb 1945)
Generalleutnant Günther Krappe (10 Feb 1945 - 7 Mar 1945)
SS-Standartenführer Herbert Golz (7 Mar 1945 - ? Mar 1945)

Chef des Stabes  

SS-Standartenführer Herbert Golz (? Jan 1945 - ? Mar 1945)

Area of operations  

Pomerania (Jan 1945 - Mar 1945)

Holders of high awards

Holders of the Honor Roll Clasp of the Waffen-SS (1)
- Hornung, August-Wilhelm, 00.00.1945, Major, Pionierführer X. SS-Korps
Holders of the Knight's Cross (1, including one unofficial/unconfirmed)
- Golz, Herbert 03.05.1945 SS-Standartenführer und Oberst der Schupo Chef d. Gen.St. X. SS-AK u. Fhr. e. Kampfgruppe
-- [no proof in the BA files ; the deed took place in march '45 in Pomerania with HGr. Weichsel according to the author Krätschmer ; in the work of von Seemen G. is mentioned with a footnote [translated] : "source: Genmaj (Pol.) Rode, at that time "Chef des Kdo.-Stabes bei Chef der Dt. Polizei" ; this office is not known for sure and not to confirm ; in fact a SS-Brigfü. u. Genmaj. d. Polizei Rode was -> Chef des Stabes der Feld-Kdo.-Stelle des RF-SS ; this office was the command level for the official proposals to be handled for the final approval by Himmler ; those proposals were treated there by SS-Ostubaf. Kment, Adjutant of Himmler and liaison officer [Verbindungsoffizier] to the HPA ; after all this award could be regarded as a direct award by Himmler based on his position as OB HGr. Weichsel - but he had no authorization to do that and therefore the judgement would have to be that of an illegal award ; the case was treated by the OdR Ordenskommission in 1977 and it was decided : "RK ja, 31.3.1945" ; it is not known until today on base of which proofs/arguments because insight to the file was rejected due to the Bundesarchivgesetz regulations ["30-year-rule", that is files open 30 years after the death of the person ; here -> Jan 2009 ! /by Bernd R] ; the award date was changed by Fellgiebel later]

Notable members

Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (among other things responsible for the anti-partisan operations on the Eastern Front)

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
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

- None known at this time -