Operation Blumenstrauss


This was the German movement of six formations from areas in Pomerania, Hamburg, Soltau, Magdeburg, Halle-Leipzig and Giessen to the frontier regions with Belgium and the Netherlands in preparation for ĎGelbí (11/15 October 1939).

The formations involved were Generalleutnant Friedrich Olbrichtís 24th Division, Generalleutnant Eccard Freiherr von Gablenzís 32nd Division, Generalleutnant Hans Wolfgang Reinhardís 35th Division, Generalleutnant Paul Baderís 3rd Division (mot.), Generalleutnant Mauritz von Wiktorinís 20th Division (mot.) and Generalleutnant Ferdinand Schaalís 10th Panzerdivision.