The 2nd Army (German: 2. Armee Oberkommando) was a World War II field army.
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The 2nd Army was activated on 20 October 1939, with General Maximilian Reichsfreiherr von Weichs in command. First seeing service in France, the army was involved in the invasion of the Balkans, before offensive operations in Ukraine as part of Operation Barbarossa.
In 1942 the II. Armee covered the northern wing of opération Fall Blau operating in the surroundings of Voronezh and suffered a major defeat during the Soviet winter offensive that followed the battle of Stalingrad.
The 2nd Army (German: 2. Armee / Armeeoberkommando 2 / A.O.K. 2) was an army level command of the German Army in World War I. It was formed on mobilization in August 1914 from the III Army Inspection. The army was disbanded in 1919 during demobilization after the war.List of German colonel generals
The following is an incomplete list of German colonel generals.List of World War II military units of Germany
The List of World War II military units of Germany contains all military units to serve with the armed forces of Germany during World War II.
Major units above corps level are listed here. For smaller units, see List of German corps in World War II and List of German divisions in World War II.List of numbered armies
This is a list of armies arranged by ordinal number.