6th Army (Wehrmacht)
German field army during World War II
The 6th Army was a German army unit during World War II. It was well known for earning a lot of awards before it's defeat by the Soviets at the Battle of Stalingrad in the winter of 1942-1943. It had also been known for the mass killings of many Jews.
|German 6th Army|
|Active||10 October 1939 – 3 February 1943|
5 March 1943 – 6 May 1945
246,000 (18 December 1942)
|Engagements||World War II|
|Walther von Reichenau|
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- ↑ Ziemke 2002, p. 69.
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