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|Active||29 January 1915 - 6 January 1919|
The 10th Army (German language: 10. Armee / Armeeoberkommando 10 / A.O.K. 10) was an army level command of the German Army in World War I formed in January 1915 in Cologne. It served exclusively on the Eastern Front. It was dissolved on 6 January 1919.
History[edit | edit source]
During World War I the 10th army was stationed at the Eastern Front against Russia, and occupied Poland and Belorussia at the end of 1918 when the war ended.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
The 10th Army had the following commanders:
|26 January 1915||Generaloberst Hermann von Eichhorn||VII Army Inspectorate
concurrently from 30 July 1916
|18 December 1917||Generalfeldmarschall Hermann von Eichhorn|
|5 March 1918||General der Infanterie Erich von Falkenhayn||Heeresgruppe F||Retired|
Glossary[edit | edit source]
- Armee-Abteilung or Army Detachment in the sense of "something detached from an Army". It is not under the command of an Army so is in itself a small Army.
- Armee-Gruppe or Army Group in the sense of a group within an Army and under its command, generally formed as a temporary measure for a specific task.
- Heeresgruppe or Army Group in the sense of a number of armies under a single commander.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
Bibliography[edit | edit source]
- Cron, Hermann (2002). Imperial German Army 1914-18: Organisation, Structure, Orders-of-Battle [first published: 1937]. Helion & Co. ISBN 1-874622-70-1.
- Ellis, John; Cox, Michael (1993). The World War I Databook. Aurum Press Ltd. ISBN 1-85410-766-6.
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