German Army

In the build up to World War Two, the German army had increased in strength from 75 divisions in 1938 to 151 in 1940.

Included in this total was ten panzer divisions and four motorised divisions. Out this total the Germans field 2,750,000 men in 94 divisions for the campaign in the west and these were organised into three army groups commanded by Von Rundstedt, Von Bock and Von Leeb.