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V Corps (German Empire)

The V Army Corps / V AK (V.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and then the Imperial German Armies from the 19th Century to World War I. Originating in 1815 as the General Command for the Grand Duchy of Posen (later called the Province of Posen) with headquarters in Posen. [1]

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Abteilung

Abteilung (abbrv. Abt.) is a German word that is often used for German or Swiss military formations, and depending on its usage could mean detachment, department, or battalion.

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Alexander August Wilhelm von Pape

Alexander August Wilhelm von Pape (February 2, 1813 – May 7, 1895) was a Royal Prussian infantry Colonel-General with the special rank of Generalfeldmarschall.

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Alexander von Kluck

Alexander Heinrich Rudolph von Kluck (20 May 1846 – 19 October 1934) was a German general during World War I.

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Armee-Abteilung C

Armee-Abteilung Strantz / Armee-Abteilung C (Army Detachment C) was an army level command of the German Army in World War I. It served on the Western Front throughout its existence.

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Austro-Prussian War

The Austro-Prussian War or Seven Weeks' War (also known as the Unification War, Prussian–German War, German Civil War, or Fraternal War and in Germany as German War) was a war fought in 1866 between the German Confederation under the leadership of the Austrian Empire and its German allies on one side and the Kingdom of Prussia with its German allies and Italy on the other, that resulted in Prussian dominance over the German states.

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Śrem

Śrem (Schrimm) is a town on the Warta river in central Poland.

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Żagań

Żagań (French and Sagan, Zahań, Zaháň, Saganum) is a town on the Bóbr river in western Poland, with 26,253 inhabitants (2010).

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Battle of Königgrätz

The Battle of Königgrätz (Schlacht bei Königgrätz), also known as the Battle of Sadowa, Sadová, or Hradec Králové, was the decisive battle of the Austro-Prussian War, in which the Kingdom of Prussia defeated the Austrian Empire.

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Battle of Sedan (1870)

The Battle of Sedan was fought during the Franco–Prussian War on 1 September 1870.

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Battle of the Frontiers

The Battle of the Frontiers was a series of battles fought along the eastern frontier of France and in southern Belgium shortly after the outbreak of World War I. The battles resolved the military strategies of the French Chief of Staff General Joseph Joffre with Plan XVII and an offensive interpretation of the German Aufmarsch II deployment plan by Helmuth von Moltke the Younger.

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Battle of Wörth

The Battle of Wörth, also known as the Battle of Reichshoffen or as the Battle of Frœschwiller, should more correctly be called the second battle of Wörth, as the first one occurred on 23 December 1793.

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Battle of Wissembourg (1870)

The Battle of Wissembourg or Battle of Weissenburg, the first of the Franco-Prussian War, was joined when three German army corps surprised the small French garrison at Wissembourg on August 4, 1870.

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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Franco-Prussian War

The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, lit. German-French War, Guerre franco-allemande, lit. Franco-German War), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871), was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.

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Friedrich August Peter von Colomb

Friedrich August Peter von Colomb (19 June 1775 – 12 November 1854) was a Prussian general.

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Görlitz

Görlitz (Zgorzelec, Zhorjelc, Zgórjelc, Zhořelec) is a town in Germany and the capital of district of Görlitz.

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Günther von Kirchbach

Günther Emanuel Graf von Kirchbach (9 August 1850 - 6 November 1925) was a German Generaloberst who served during the First World War.

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Głogów

Głogów (Glogau, rarely Groß-Glogau, Hlohov) is a town in southwestern Poland.

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General of the Cavalry (Germany)

General of the Cavalry (General der Kavallerie) was a General of the branch OF8-rank in the Imperial Army, the interwar Reichswehr, and the Wehrmacht.

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General of the Infantry (Germany)

General of the Infantry (General der Infanterie) is a former rank of General of the branch OF8 in the German land forces (Imperial Army, Reichswehr and Wehrmacht) and also in the Prussian Army and the Austro-Hungarian Army.

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Generalleutnant

Generalleutnant, short GenLt, (en: lieutenant general) is the second highest general officer rank in the armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr), e.g. Heer, and Luftwaffe.

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German Army (German Empire)

The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces — not including the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Kaiserliche Marine — of the German Empire.

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German Army order of battle, Western Front (1918)

This is the German Army order of battle on the Western Front at the close of the war.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.

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Grand Duchy of Posen

The Grand Duchy of Posen (Großherzogtum Posen; Wielkie Księstwo Poznańskie) was part of the Kingdom of Prussia, created from territories annexed by Prussia after the Partitions of Poland, and formally established following the Napoleonic Wars in 1815.

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Grudziądz

Grudziądz (Graudenz, Graudentum or Graudentium or Grudentia); the form Grudentia is used by e.g. A. Lentz, Philologus 23 (1866), p. 175.

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Guards Cavalry Division (German Empire)

The Guards Cavalry Division (Garde-Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German army that was stationed in Berlin.

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Guards Corps (German Empire)

The Guards Corps / GK (Gardekorps) was a corps level command of the Prussian and then the Imperial German Armies from the 19th Century to World War I. The Corps was headquartered in Berlin, with its units garrisoned in the city and nearby towns (Potsdam, Jüterbog, Döberitz).

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Hermann von Strantz

Hermann Christian Wilhelm von Strantz (13 February 1853 in Nakel an der Netze – 3 November 1936 in Dessau) was a Prussian officer, and later General of Infantry during World War I. He was a recipient of Pour le Mérite.

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Hugo von Kirchbach

Hugo Ewald Graf von Kirchbach (23 May 1809 - 26 October 1887) was a Prussian general who commanded the Prussian V Corps during the Franco-Prussian War.

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I Corps (German Empire)

The I Army Corps / I AK (I.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and then the Imperial German Armies from the 19th Century to World War I. It was established with headquarters in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia).

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II Corps (German Empire)

The II Army Corps / II AK (II.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and then the Imperial German Armies from the 19th Century to World War I. It was established on 3 April 1820 with headquarters initially in Berlin.

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IX Corps (German Empire)

The IX Army Corps / IX AK (IX.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and German Armies before and during World War I. IX Corps was one of three formed in the aftermath of the Austro-Prussian War (the others being X Corps and XI Corps).

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Jawor

Jawor (Jauer) is a town in south-western Poland with 24,347 inhabitants (2006).

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Jäger (infantry)

Jäger (singular Jäger, plural Jäger) is a German military term adopted in 1631 by the landgrave of Hesse when he first formed an elite infantry unit out of his professional hunters (Jäger) and rangers (Forstleute) in the Hessian Army.

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Jelenia Góra

Jelenia Góra (Hirschberg im Riesengebirge) is a city in Lower Silesia, south-western Poland.

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Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz

Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz (27 December 1796 - 2 August 1877) was a German Generalfeldmarschall, born at Eisenach.

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Karl von Grolman

Karl Wilhelm Georg von Grolman(n) (30 July 1777 – 1 June 1843) was a Prussian general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars.

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Königsberg

Königsberg (until 1946 officially: Königsberg in Preußen) was a city in the monastic state of the Teutonic Knights, the Duchy of Prussia, the Kingdom of Prussia and Germany until 1946.

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Krotoszyn

Krotoszyn (Krotoschin, קארטשין Kortshin) is a town in central Poland with 30,010 inhabitants.

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Legnica

Legnica (archaic Polish: Lignica, Liegnitz, Lehnice, Lignitium) is a town in southwestern Poland, in Silesia, in the central part of Lower Silesia, on the plain of Legnica, riverside: Kaczawa (left tributary of the Oder) and the Czarna Woda.

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Leszno

Leszno (Lissa, between 1800 and 1918 also called Polnisch Lissa or Lissa in Posen) is a town in western Poland with 64,612 inhabitants (2014).

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List of Imperial German artillery regiments

This is a List of Imperial German artillery regiments before and during World War I. In peacetime, the Imperial German Army included 100 regiments of Field artillery (plus the Lehr instruction unit) and 24 regiments of Foot artillery (plus another Lehr instruction unit) who manned the heavier pieces.

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List of Imperial German cavalry regiments

This is a List of Imperial German cavalry regiments before and during World War I. In peacetime, the Imperial German Army included 110 regiments of cavalry.

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List of Imperial German infantry regiments

This is a List of Imperial German infantry regiments before and during World War I. In peacetime, the Imperial German Army included 217 regiments of infantry (plus the instruction unit, ''Lehr'' Infantry Battalion).

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Lubań

Lubań (Lauban) is a town in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship in southwest Poland.

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Lubin

Lubin, (Lüben) is a town in Lower Silesian Voivodeship in south-western Poland.

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Milicz

Milicz (Militsch) is a town in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.

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Ostrów Wielkopolski

Ostrów Wielkopolski (often abbreviated Ostrów Wlkp., formerly called only Ostrów, Ostrowo, Latin: Ostrovia) is a city in central Poland with 72,360 inhabitants (2008), situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship; the seat of Ostrów Wielkopolski County.

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Pioneer (military)

A pioneer is a soldier employed to perform engineering and construction tasks.

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Pleszew

Pleszew is a town in Poland, in Greater Poland Voivodeship, about 90 km southeast of Poznań.

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Posen (region)

Posen (now Poznań in Poland) was the southern of two Prussian administrative regions, or Regierungsbezirke (Rejencja), of the Grand Duchy of Posen (1815–49) and its successor, the Province of Posen (1849-1918).

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Poznań

Poznań (known also by other historical names) is a city on the Warta river in west-central Poland, in the region called Wielkopolska (Greater Poland).

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Poznań Fortress

Poznań Fortress, known in German as Festung Posen (Polish: Twierdza Poznań) was a set of fortifications in the city of Poznań (German: Posen) in western Poland, built under Prussian rule in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Province of Posen

The Province of Posen (Provinz Posen, Prowincja Poznańska) was a province of Prussia from 1848 and as such part of the German Empire from 1871 until 1918.

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Province of Silesia

The Province of Silesia (Provinz Schlesien; Prowincja Śląska; Silesian: Prowincyjŏ Ślōnskŏ) was a province of the German Kingdom of Prussia, existing from 1815 to 1919, when it was divided into the Upper and Lower Silesia provinces, and briefly again from 1938 to 1941.

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Prussia

Prussia (Prusy) was a historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg, and centered on the region of Prussia.

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Rawicz

Rawicz (Rawitsch) is a town in central Poland with 21,398 inhabitants (2004).

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Regierungsbezirk

Regierungsbezirk (abbreviated Reg.-Bez.) is an administrative region on federal state level in Germany.

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Robert Kosch

Robert Kosch (5 April 1856 in Kłodzko-22 December 1942) was a Prussian General of the Infantry during World War I.

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Schlieffen Plan

The Schlieffen Plan (Schlieffen-Plan) was a 1905 German General Staff thought-experiment which later became a deployment plan and set of recommendations for German commanders to implement, with a considerable measure of discretion to adapt to local circumstances.

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Siege of Paris (1870–71)

The Siege of Paris, lasting from 19 September 1870 to 28 January 1871, and the consequent capture of the city by Prussian forces, led to French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the establishment of the German Empire as well as the Paris Commune.

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Strzegom

Strzegom (Striegau) is a town in Świdnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.

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Sulechów

Sulechów (Züllichau) is a town in Poland, in Lubusz Voivodeship, in Zielona Góra County.

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Szprotawa

Szprotawa (Sprottau) is a town in Poland, in Lubusz Voivodeship, in Żagań County.

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Train (military)

In military contexts a train can refer to logistic elements of a force or organisation.

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V Reserve Corps (German Empire)

The V Reserve Corps (V.) was a corps level command of the German Army in World War I.

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VI Corps (German Empire)

The VI Army Corps / VI AK (VI.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and then the Imperial German Armies from the 19th Century to World War I. Originating in 1815 as the General Command for the Province of Silesia with headquarters in Breslau (now Wrocław in Poland).

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VII Corps (German Empire)

The VII Army Corps / VII AK (VII.) was a corps level command of the Prussian and then the Imperial German Armies from the 19th Century to World War I. Originating in 1815 as the General Command for the Province of Westphalia, the headquarters was in Münster and its catchment area was the Province of Westphalia and the Principalities of Lippe and Schaumburg-Lippe.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Września

Września (Wreschen) is a town in central Poland with 28,600 inhabitants (1995).

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Wschowa

Wschowa (Fraustadt) is a town in the Lubusz Voivodeship in Poland with 14,607 inhabitants (2004).

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XIII (Royal Württemberg) Corps

The XIII (Royal Württemberg) Army Corps / XIII AK (XIII.) was a corps of the Imperial German Army.

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XIV Corps (German Empire)

The XIV Army Corps / XIV AK (XIV.) was a corps level command of the German Army before and during World War I. It was, effectively, also the army of the Grand Duchy of Baden, which, in 1871, had been integrated into the Prussian Army command structure, as had the armies of most German states.

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XVI Corps (German Empire)

The XVI Army Corps / XVI AK (XVI.) was a corps level command of the German Army before and during World War I. It was assigned to the VII Army Inspectorate, which became the 5th Army at the start of the First World War.

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XVIII Corps (German Empire)

The XVIII Army Corps / XVIII AK (XVIII.) was a corps level command of the German Army before and during World War I. As the German Army expanded in the latter part of the 19th Century, the XVIII Army Corps was set up on 1 April 1899 in Frankfurt am Main as the Generalkommando (headquarters) for the district of Wiesbaden and the Grand Duchy of Hesse.

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XXI Corps (German Empire)

The XXI Army Corps / XXI AK (XXI.) was a corps level command of the German Army, before and during World War I. As the German Army expanded in the latter part of the 19th Century and early part of the 20th Century, the XXI Army Corps was set up on 1 October 1912 in Saarbrücken as the Generalkommando (headquarters) for the districts of Koblenz, Trier and part of Alsace-Lorraine.

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10th Division (German Empire)

The 10th Division (10. Division) was a unit of the Prussian/German Army.

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10th Reserve Division (German Empire)

The 10th Reserve Division (10. Reserve-Division) was a unit of the Imperial German Army in World War I. The division was formed on mobilization of the German Army in August 1914 as part of V Reserve Corps.

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1st King's Mounted Rifles

The 1st King's Mounted Rifles were a light cavalry regiment of the Royal Prussian Army from 1901 to 1918.

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5th Army (German Empire)

The 5th Army (5.) was an army level command of the German Army in World War I. It was formed on mobilization in August 1914 seemingly from the VII Army Inspection.

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5th Cavalry Division (German Empire)

The 5th Cavalry Division (5. Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the German Army in World War I. The division was formed on the mobilization of the German Army in August 1914.

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9th Division (German Empire)

The 9th Division (9. Division) was a unit of the Prussian/German Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_Corps_(German_Empire)

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