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Western Allied Invasion Of Germany
Decisive Allied victoryFall of Nazi Germany End of World War II
World War II
in Europe (concurrently with the Eastern Front)Belligerents United States  United Kingdom France  Canada  Poland Nazi Germany  Hungary[1]Commanders and leaders Adolf Hitler
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Johannes Blaskowitz
World War IWorld War IIOperation Nordwind Battle of France Operation Dragoon Invasion of PolandAwards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross
with Oak Leaves and Swords Johannes Blaskowitz
Johannes Blaskowitz
(10 July 1883 – 5 February 1948) was a German general during World War II
World War II
and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
Iron Cross
with Oak Leaves and Swords. Commander in Chief in the Occupied Poland in 1939–1940, he had written several memoranda for the German High Command protesting the SS atrocities
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First Army (France)
The First Army (French: 1re Armée) was a field army of France
France
that fought during World War I
World War I
and World War II. It was also active during the Cold War.Contents1 First World War 2 Second World War2.1 1940 2.2 1944–19452.2.1 Composition3 Cold War 4 Commanders4.1 World War I 4.2 World War II5 See also 6 References 7 External linksFirst World War[edit] On mobilization in August 1914, General Auguste Dubail
Auguste Dubail
was put in the charge of the First Army and comprised the 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, and 21st Army Corps, two divisions of cavalry and one reserve infantry division. It was massed between Belfort
Belfort
and the general line Mirecourt-Lunéville with headquarters at Epinal. First Army then took part, along with the French Second Army, in the Invasion of Lorraine. The First Army intended to take the strongly defended town of Sarrebourg
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First United States Army
The First Army is the oldest and longest established field army of the United States Army,[citation needed] having seen service in both World War I and World War II, under some of the most famous and distinguished officers of the U.S. Army. It now serves as a mobilization, readiness and training command.Contents1 History1.1 Establishment and World War I 1.2 Inter-war years 1.3 World War II 1.4 Post-war and peacetime missions2 Heraldic items2.1 Shoulder sleeve insignia 2.2 Insignia3 Lineage 4 First U.S. Army honors4.1 Campaign participation credit 4.2 Decorations5 Organization5.1 Current6 List of commanders 7 Notes 8 References 9 Further reading 10 External linksHistory[edit] Establishment and World War I[edit] First Army was established on 10 August 1918 as a field army when sufficient American military manpower had arrived in France during World War I
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United States Army Central
The United States
United States
Army Central, formerly the Third United States
United States
Army, commonly referred to as the Third Army and as ARCENT
ARCENT
is a military formation of the United States
United States
Army, which saw service in World War I and World War II, in the 1991 Gulf War, and in the coalition occupation of Iraq. It is best known for its campaigns in World War II under the command of General George S. Patton. Third Army is headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina with a forward element at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
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Fifteenth United States Army
The Fifteenth United States
United States
Army was the last field army to see service in northwest Europe during World War II
World War II
and was the final command of General
General
George S. Patton. The Fifteenth Army served two separate missions while assigned to the area. During the later stages of World War II
World War II
its mission was training and rehabilitating units and acting as a defensive line against counterattacks. After the war its mission was to carry out occupation duties and to gather historical information related to the European Theater of Operations, or ETO. The Fifteenth Army was inactivated in 1946 and has not been activated since.Contents1 Early formation 2 Entering operational status 3 Occupation 4 15th Army under General
General
George S
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21st Army Group
The 21st Army Group
21st Army Group
was a World War II
World War II
British headquarters formation, in command of two field armies and other supporting units, consisting primarily of the British Second Army and the First Canadian Army. Established in London during July 1943, under the command of Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), it was assigned to Operation Overlord, the Western Allied invasion of Europe, and was an important Allied force in the European Theatre
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First Canadian Army
The First Canadian Army
Canadian Army
(French: 1reArmée canadienne) was a field army and the senior formation of the Canadian Army
Canadian Army
that served on the Western Front from July 1944 until May 1945 during the Second World War. The army was formed in early 1942, replacing the existing unnumbered Canadian Corps, as the growing number of Canadian forces in the United Kingdom necessitated an expansion to two corps. By the end of 1943 Canadian formations in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
consisted of three infantry divisions, two armoured divisions and two independent armoured brigades. The first commander was Lieutenant-General A. G. L. "Andy" McNaughton, who was replaced in 1944 by General H. D. G. "Harry" Crerar. Both had been senior Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery officers in the Canadian Corps
Corps
in the Great War
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Second Army (United Kingdom)
The British Second Army was a field army active during the First and Second World Wars. During the First World War the army was active on the Western Front throughout most of the war and later active in Italy. During the Second World War the army was the main British contribution to the Normandy landings
Normandy landings
on 6 June 1944 and advance across Europe.Contents1 First World War1.1 Commanders2 Second World War2.1 France, 1944 2.2 Belgium
Belgium
and the Netherlands 2.3 Germany, 1945 2.4 Commanders3 Order of battle3.1 Operation Overlord 3.2 Operation Market Garden4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 External linksFirst World War[edit] The Second Army was part of the British Army
British Army
formed on 26 December 1914, when the British Expeditionary Force was split in two due to becoming too big to control its subordinate formations.[1] The army controlled both III Corps and IV Corps
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Ninth United States Army
The Ninth Army is a field army of the United States
United States
Army, garrisoned at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy. It is the United States
United States
Army Service Component Command of United States
United States
Africa Command (USAFRICOM or AFRICOM). Activated just eight weeks before the June 1944 Normandy landings, the Ninth Army was one of the main U.S. Army
U.S. Army
combat commands used during the campaign in Northwest Europe in 1944 and 1945. It was commanded at its inception by Lieutenant General William Simpson. It had been designated Eighth Army, but on arrival in the United Kingdom it was renamed to avoid confusion with the famous British formation of the same designation
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Seventh United States Army
The Seventh Army was a United States
United States
army created during World War II that evolved into the United States Army Europe
United States Army Europe
(USAREUR) during the 1950s and 1960s. It served in North Africa and Italy
Italy
in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations
Mediterranean Theater of Operations
and France and Germany in the European theater between 1942 and 1945. Originally the I Armored Corps under command of Lieutenant General George S. Patton, it made landfall at Morocco during Operation Torch as the Western Task Force, the first all-U.S. force to enter the European war
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Army Group B
Army Group
Army Group
B (German: Heeresgruppe B) was the title of three German Army Groups that saw action during World War II.Contents1 Commanders 2 Chiefs of Staff 3 Order of battle3.1 Army Group
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First Allied Airborne Army
World War IIOperation Market Garden Battle of the Bulge Operation VarsityCommandersLieutenant-General Lewis H. BreretonGeneral Richard Nelson GaleThe First Allied Airborne Army
First Allied Airborne Army
was an Allied formation formed on 2 August 1944 by the order of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force. The formation was part of the Allied Expeditionary Force and controlled all Allied airborne forces in Western Europe from August 1944 to May 1945. These included the U.S. IX Troop Carrier Command, the U.S
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7th Army (Wehrmacht)
World War IIBattle of France Battle of Normandy Battle of Frankfurt Battle of the Bulge The WeltkreigCommandersNotable commanders General Friedrich Dollmann SS General Paul Hausser General Heinrich Eberbach General Erich Brandenberger General Hans Felber General Hans von ObstfelderThe 7th Army (German: 7. Armee Oberkommando) was a World War II
World War II
field army of the German land forces.Contents1 History1.1 Origins 1.2 Normandy 1.3 Battle of the Bulge 1.4 Germany 1.5 Surrender2 Commanders 3 See also 4 References 5 BibliographyHistory[edit] Origins[edit] The 7th Army was activated in Stuttgart
Stuttgart
on August 25, 1939 with General Friedrich Dollmann
Friedrich Dollmann
in command. At the outbreak of the war, the 7th Army defended the French border and manned the Westwall
Westwall
in the Upper Rhine
Upper Rhine
region
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15th Army (Wehrmacht)
The 15th Army (German: 15. Armee) was a World War II
World War II
field army.Contents1 History 2 Commanders 3 References 4 Bibliography 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The 15th Army was activated on 15 January 1941, with General Curt Haase in command. First seeing service in France, the army was involved in the protection of the Channel coast from a possible Allied invasion. It defended against Allied forces with success during Operation Market Garden in September 1944 and later suffered defeat against the First Canadian Army in the Battle of the Scheldt
Battle of the Scheldt
during which the Army Headquarters at Dordrecht was subject to a mass attack by Hawker Typhoons of the Second Tactical Air Force on 24 October 1944
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5th Panzer Army
World War IINorth African CampaignTunisian CampaignWestern FrontOperation Overlord Falaise Pocket Battle of the Bulge Ruhr PocketCommandersNotable commanders Jurgen von Arnim Geyr von Schweppenburg Sepp Dietrich Hasso von ManteuffelThe 5th Panzer
Panzer
Army, also known as Panzer
Panzer
Group West and Panzer
Panzer
Group Eberbach (German: 5.Panzer-Armee, Panzergruppe West, Panzergruppe Eberbach) was a panzer army which saw action in the Western Front and North Africa
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