20th Mountain Army (Wehrmacht)
The German Lapland Army (AOK Lappland) was one of the two army echelon headquarters controlling German troops in the far north of Norway and Finland during World War II. It was established in January 1942, and renamed the 20th Mountain Army (20. Gebirgsarmee) in June 1942. On 18 December 1944, the 20th Mountain Army absorbed the German Army of Norway.
|20th Mountain Army|
Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-100-0787-20, Nordeuropa, Küstenbatterie.
|Engagements||World War II|
|No.||Commander||Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|14 January 1942||23 June 1944 †||2 years, 161 days|
|25 June 1944||21 January 1945||210 days|
|3||General der Gebirgstruppe|
|21 January 1945||7 May 1945||106 days|
Chiefs of staffEdit
- 2nd Mountain Division
- 6th Mountain Division
- 7th Mountain Division
- 163rd Infantry Division
- 169th Infantry Division
- 210th Infantry Division
- SS Division Nord
- Finnish 3rd Division
Supporting Units ~
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- "Armee Lappland / 20. Gebirgs-Armee". German language article at www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de. Retrieved 12 April 2005.
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