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Army group

the largest operational formation of military land forces, normally comprising two or more armies or army corps under a designated commander.
Contemporary Examples

In the invasion of Russia, he rose to command army group South; some of his tactics are now case studies taught in war colleges.
The Noble General John Barry July 23, 2011

Historical Examples

The main pressure of the attack would therefore have to be continued here, on the left wing of the army group Fabeck.
Ypres 1914 Otto Schwink

The fighting continued along the front of the army group until the 10th, when these troops were ready to attack.
Ypres 1914 Otto Schwink

On the extreme right wing of the army group also the attack on the 30th October had not had the success expected.
Ypres 1914 Otto Schwink

In war, these were grouped in varying numbers from three to five to constitute an army or army group.
The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) Various


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