Army

army can have different meanings:

  • Synonymously consisting for
  • armed forces military major unit of the First and second World War, of several corps, special army and/or. Army troops and army reserves. Armies have organizational and logistically the underbody, the independent and spacious Operations makes possible, in particular concerning logistics and for the medical service. The army headquarters are a higher command authority, which notices security missions in the rear army area behind the combat zone also.
  • The superordinate unit of an army are army groups, the subordinated unit is that Corps.

exemplary structure of an army unit

a German army consisted more in the First and second World War of on the average 200,000 men, sometimes even. Divided in

  • three to seven corps (ever approx. 30.000 - 70,000 men),
  • to ever threeto four divisions (ever approx. 12.000 - 17,000 men),
  • to ever six to twelve regiments (ever approx. 1.700 - 2,500 men),
  • to ever two to three battalions (ever approx. 500 - 800 men),
  • to ever three to six companies (everapprox. 130 men),
  • to ever two to four courses (ever approx. 30 men).

With the German Federal Armed Forces there are no armies, the structure of their federations is however similar. In the reason the entire army educates only one army.

See also

Armada, German Federal Armed Forces, French army, the Red Army, Swiss army


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