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XXX. Armeekorps
Active 26 August 1939 – 8 May 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Army
Size Corps

World War II

Hans von Salmuth
Maximilian Fretter-Pico

German XXX. Corps (XXX. Armeekorps) was a corps in the German Army during World War II.

In 1939/40, the corps carried out border surveillance at the German West Border and then took part in the Battle of France and the Balkan campaign. From June 1941, it fought for three years on the Eastern Front, first in the south, then north and center to move south again after the Battle of Stalingrad. In 1944, the Corps retreated to Romania, where it was destroyed during the Jassy–Kishinev Offensive in August 1944. A second deployment followed as the 30th Army Corps z.bV. in the Netherlands in 1944/45.


Second formation:

Area of operations

  • Germany : September 1939 – May 1940
  • France : May 1940 – July 1940
  • Poland : July 1940 - January 1941
  • Balkans : January 1941 - June 1941
  • Eastern Front, southern sector – June 1941 – August 1944 (Corps destroyed)
  • Netherlands and North-western Germany : November 1944 - May 1945

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