The V. SS-Baubrigade was a forced labour unit manned by camp inmates that was formed in March 1944 at the Buchenwald camp. It was redesignated 5. SS-Eisenbahn-Baubrigade in October 1944.

Commanders

SS-Hauptsturmführer Gerhard Weigel (1 Mar 1944 – 14 Oct 1944)

Sources used

Karola Fings - Krieg, Gesellschaft und KZ: Himmlers SS-Baubrigaden
Andrew Mollo - Uniforms of the SS: Collected Edition

Reference material on this unit

Karola Fings - Krieg, Gesellschaft und KZ: Himmlers SS-Baubrigaden

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