Army East Prussia (Wehrmacht)

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Armee Ostpreußen
Army East Prussia
Active 7 April 1945 – 9 May 1945
Country  Nazi Germany
Type Army
Engagements World War II
Dietrich von Saucken

Army East Prussia (Armeeoberkommando Ostpreußen, abbreviated AOK Ostpreußen) was created from the AOK 2nd Army and also absorbed the remnants of the 4th Army on 7 April 1945. AOK Ostpreußen controlled all the troops in East Prussia and West Prussia. After the loss of Gdańsk (then: Danzig) and Gdynia (then: Gotenhafen) in the East Prussian Offensive the army had been isolated in the Bay of Gdansk.

Commanding officers


Chief of the General Staff

  • Generalmajor Robert Macher

1st Operations officer

  • Oberstleutnant i.G. Wolfgang Brennecke


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