XLVII Panzer Corps (also: 47th Panzer Corps or XXXXVII. Panzerkorps or XXXXVII Panzer Corps) was a corps of the German Army in World War II that was formerly designated as XLVII Corps[notes 1]. Various formations of the corps fought in the French campaign of 1940, in the Russian campaign from 1941 to 1944, and on the Western Front from June 1944 until April 1945.
The first formation of the XLVII Corps was on June 20, 1940, during the Campaign in France. This formation was shortly thereafter disbanded on July 1, 1940. The corps was formed again as a motorized corps on November 25, 1940 in Military Region XI. The new corps was initially stationed in Germany as part of Army Group C.
|Organization: XLVII Corps on December 10, 1940|
|14th Infantry Division|
|19th Panzer Division|
|20th Panzer Division|
|4th Panzer Division|
|20th Infantry Division|
In May 1941, the corps was subordinated to Panzer Group 2 (later 2nd Panzer Army) and took part in the invasion of Russia in 1941. On June 21, 1942, the corps was retitled XLVII Panzer Corps. The corps remained on the Russian front until May 1944, when it was stationed in France.
|Organization: XLVII Corps on June 22, 1941|
|Panzer Group 2
|29th Infantry Division|
|17th Panzer Division|
|18th Panzer Division|
|167th Infantry Division|
Thereafter, the corps fought on the Western Front. The corps took part in the Mortain offensive, and attacked into the central Ardennes during the Battle of the Bulge. Retitled Armee-Abteilung Lüttwitz in April 1945, the corps surrendered with other German troops in the Ruhr Pocket to the U.S. Army.
|Organization: XLVII Corps on September 16, 1944|
|5th Panzer Army
|21st Panzer Division|
|111th Panzer Brigade|
|112th Panzer Brigade|
|113th Panzer Brigade|
- XLVII Corps (motorized)
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