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Topic: German order of battle for Operation Fall Weiss


  
  Fall Weiß (1939) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fall Weiss ("Case White", German spelling Fall Weiß) was a German strategic plan for a war with Poland prepared before 1939 and put into action on 1 September 1939.
Fall Weiss was initiated on 1 September of 1939, and was the first operation of the Second World War.
Fall Rot ("Case Red") (1935) - German defense plan in case of an incursion by France when Czechoslovakia is invaded
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fall_Weiss_(1939)   (326 words)

  
 German Antiguerrilla Operations in the Balkans (1941-1944)
The purpose of this study is to describe briefly the German campaign against the guerrillas in the Balkans during the period of the European Axis occupation, from the end of hostilities against Greece and Yugoslavia in April 1941 to the capture of Belgrade by the Soviet forces and the Partisans in October 1944.
German influence among the Croats in the pre-1941 period was strong, and it was on the traditional Croatian hostility to the Serbs that the invaders placed much confidence in 1941.
German Dispositions in the Balkans as of Mid-August 1944.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/ETO/East/Balkans/AG-Balkans.html   (21328 words)

  
 The Battle of Sedan | All Empires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
OKW (German High Command) and OKH (German Army High Command) had originally appointed Kleist to Panzergruppe command level not only because he was one of the quieter generals when it came time to argue with his superiors, but because this characteristic masked his personality to ignore and even argue his way to his subordinates.
The sergeant ordered his machine gunners to fire into the bunkers' slits and his soldiers did as ordered, placing the machinegun on the shoulders of their comrades to provide a stable base.
German intelligence, from reconnaissance units, had warned Guderian of French columns moving towards the German pocket and the Panzer Leader hurriedly ordered all of his anti tank and tank units to reinforce his lines at Bulson.
www.allempires.com /article/index.php?q=battle_sedan   (4987 words)

  
 The World at War - German Codenames
In 1935 the Fall Rot was a study to defend against a surprise attack by France while defending the borders against Czechoslovakia and Poland.
In 1942 "Fall Blau" was the codename for the operations of Army Group South with the operational targets: Woronesh, Stalingrad, and Baku.
The operation was mainly canceled due to lack of oil for the Italian warships.
worldatwar.net /article/germancode   (1071 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Polish September Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Polish September Campaign (alternatively refered to as the German plan Fall Weiss) refers to the conquest of Poland by the armies of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union and a small contingent of Slovak forces.
The largest battle during this campaign (Battle of Bzura) took place near the Bzura river west of Warsaw from 9 September to 18 September - it was the Polish attempt at a counter-attack, which failed after an initial success.
Soviet order of battle for invasion of Poland in 1939
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Polish_September_Campaign   (3365 words)

  
 Croatian Volunteers in the German Wehrmacht in WWII
After this first battle the 369th Division was assigned an area of operation that ran roughly from the city of Karlovac in the west, to the Croatia-Serbia border on the Drina River in the east, and from the Croatian Adriatic coast in the south, to the Sava River in the north.
The 373rd Division was assigned an Area of Operation, reaching from Karlovac in the east, to Sarajevo in the west, and from the Adriatic coast of Croatia in the south, to the Sava River in the north.
In the Fall of 1944, the Division absorbed the 2nd Jager Brigade of the Croatian Army as its 3rd Regiment (385th Croatian Infantry Regiment).
www.feldgrau.com /croatia.html   (8357 words)

  
 1.JmA - The battle for france, strategic and tactical Blunder
Not becoming uneasy and calculating that the Germans would not be there till the 14th and would then have to wait for artillery, Gamelin ordered 11 divisions to the sector.
After the breakout of all three Panzerkorps; Reinhardt, Hoth and Guderian, the German steel columns raced for the Channel in a mad dash starting from the 14th and 15th of May. They moved with such speed that the rest of the two armoured divisions France possessed (1st and 2nd) were surprised and caught in transit.
In order to react to the threat of the Panzers rushing through the Ardennes and concentrate enough French armour, the decision to take immediate action should have come on the 12th of May. However Gamelin took things very lightly and the delay was almost fatal.
www.1jma.dk /articles/1jmaarticlesfrance.htm   (5799 words)

  
 Poland
Yesterday the Germans, with the help of the Jewish police, rounded up young Jewish girls, and women both young and old, and also men with and without beards on the street and in particular among the occupants of 38 Dzielna Street.
From the first dark days of the Polish catastrophe and the brutal triumph of the German war machine until the moment of his death on Sunday night he was the symbol and the embodiment of that spirit which has borne the Polish nation through centuries of sorrow and is unquenchable by agony.
This army fought with the utmost resolution in the disastrous battles of 1940.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /RUSpoland.htm   (5802 words)

  
 German order of battle for Operation Fall Weiss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from German army units invading Poland in 1939)
This article details the order of battle of German army units invading Poland in 1939.
The German forces for the invasion of Poland were divided into Army Group North (consisting of the German 3rd and 4th armies) and Army Group South (consisting of the German 8th, 10th, and 14th armies, and the Slovakian Army Group Bernolak).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/German_army_units_invading_Poland_in_1939   (1539 words)

  
 Nival Interactive | Blitzkrieg | Missions | 17. Operation: Overlord
The Germans had 526,000 troops, 6,700 cannons, 2,000 tanks and 160 aircraft that were able to oppose.
Although the Allies suffered serious losses, the Germans were unable to mount an immediate counter-strike as they had expected the Allies to land in Pas-de-Calais and needed time to move their tank formations to Normandy.
When the 7th German Army began an offensive in the Cannes area and wedged into the Allied defences, the British-American command decided against sending in forces to patch the holes and instead lashed out along several different sections of the front, eventually encircling the Germans and destroying them.
www.nival.com /blitzkrieg/chapters/17   (378 words)

  
 Paradox Interactive Forums - Grey men dropping from the sky (Germany 1936 AAR)
Order were given to upgrade existing panzer divisions to use this new 20 tons armor.
Battle of the Lomza was soon over and elite fallschirmjäger and gebirgjäger divisions moved carefully to seize this area.
German high command calculated, that even if German armed forces were not increasing, which of course was totally mad assumption, because high command had plans to double the size, current oil stockpile would be used in about three years.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showthread.php?t=182398   (11692 words)

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