Army Group South Ukraine

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Army Group South Ukraine was a German army
Wehrmacht
The Wehrmacht – from , to defend and , the might/power) were the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945. It consisted of the Heer , the Kriegsmarine and the Luftwaffe .-Origin and use of the term:...

 group on the Eastern Front
Eastern Front (World War II)
The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of World War II between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland, and some other Allies which encompassed Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945...

 during World War II
World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

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Army Group South Ukraine was created on 31 March 1944. This army group saw action during the Jassy-Kishinev Operation and after taking heavy casualties was absorbed into a re-formed Army Group South
Army Group South
Army Group South was the name of a number of German Army Groups during World War II.- Poland campaign :Germany used two army groups to invade Poland in 1939: Army Group North and Army Group South...

 (Heeresgruppe Süd) in September 1944.

Commanders

  • General Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall
    Generalfeldmarschall
    Field Marshal or Generalfeldmarschall in German, was a rank in the armies of several German states and the Holy Roman Empire; in the Austrian Empire, the rank Feldmarschall was used...

    ) Ferdinand Schörner
    Ferdinand Schörner
    Ferdinand Schörner was a General and later Field Marshal in the German Army during World War II.-Early life:Schörner was born in Munich, Bavaria...

     - 31 March 1944 to 25 July 1944
  • Colonel General (Generaloberst
    Colonel General
    Colonel General is a senior rank of General. North Korea and Russia are two countries which have used the rank extensively throughout their histories...

    ) Johannes Frießner - 25 July 1944 to September 1944