Kappenabzeichen on postcards

10th Army

Another, earlier name of the army was Rohr Army Group after general Rohr, former army commander. After the opening of the Italian front, this army took care of the defense of Carinthia. The 48th, 94th, 92nd and 44th divisions wereallocated respectively in its four sections. Later, the XV. corps defending at the upper course of the Isonzo was also assigned to this army. From January 1916, the Rohr Army Group was renamed the 10th Army. From January 1918, the 10th and 11th Armies were merged to form Army Group Conrad, which jointly provided the defense of Tyrol and Carinthia. This was after Conrad was relieved of his staff role.

The army badge was made sometime in 1916 or 1917. The depiction on it is telling: a double-headed eagle flying over a steep cliff dominates the landscape. Most armies had insignia-decorated postcards, including the 10th Army.

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