Category Archives: KTB AOK 6

May 10, 1940 – KTB AOK 6

The day starts early – 05:35 hrs. is the planned time for the attack. At 04:30 hrs., the Commanding General of the Fliegerkoprs VIII, General v. Richthofen, informs the Chief of the General Staff AOK 6 that the airborne assault … Continue reading

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Armeeoberkommando 6

The 6th Army was formed in October 1939 – originally as 10th Army – to guard the western borders of Germany against a possible attack of allied forces during “Fall Weiss”, the occupation of Poland. “Fall Gelb” – The Battle … Continue reading

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May 9, 1940 – KTB AOK 6

At 13:10 hrs, AOK 6 receives confirmation from Heeresgruppe B that Fall Gelb is confirmed for the next day, May 10, 1940, at 05:35 hrs. As of 16:30 hrs., the senior officers of AOK 6 are relocating from Düsseldorf to the … Continue reading

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