The Info List - Army Group Scholtz

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The Army Group
Army Group
Mackensen (German: Heeresgruppe Mackensen) which operated in Serbia between 18 September 1915 and 11 October 1916 during World War I
World War I
under the command of Field Marshal Mackensen, was an Army Group
Army Group
of the German Army. It was renamed on 11 October 1916 to Army Group
Army Group
Below and on 23 April 1917 to Army Group
Army Group
Scholtz, according to its new commander.


1 1915 - 1916

1.1 Composition October 1915

2 1916 - 1918

2.1 Composition 1916 - 1918

3 Sources

1915 - 1916[edit] This Army Group
Army Group
was established in September 1915 to invade Serbia. The invasion began on 7 October 1915 and by the end of January 1916, the whole of Serbia, Montenegro and the largest part of Albania were in the hands of the Central powers. After that, the front stabilized on the Greek - Macedonian Border. Composition October 1915[edit]

Eleventh Army (Max von Gallwitz) First Army (Kliment Boyadzhiev) Third Army (Hermann Kövess von Kövessháza)

The Bulgarian Second Army under (Georgi Todorov), also participated in the invasion, but remained under the direct control of the Bulgarian high command. 1916 - 1918[edit] On 30 July 1916, Field Marshal Mackensen left for the Romanian Front and the Army Group
Army Group
was temporarily commanded by the Bulgarian High Command. On 11 October 1916, Otto von Below
Otto von Below
became the new commander and the Army Group
Army Group
was renamed Army Group
Army Group
Below (German: Heeresgruppe Below). On 23 April 1917, von Below was replaced by Friedrich von Scholtz, and the Army Group
Army Group
was again renamed Army Group
Army Group
Scholtz (German: Heeresgruppe Scholtz). Composition 1916 - 1918[edit]

German Eleventh Army (Arnold von Winckler, succeeded by Kuno von Steuben) Bulgarian First Army (Kliment Boyadzhiev, succeeded by Dimitar Geshov)


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