The Reichswehr-Brigade 17 Danzig of the Vorläufige Reichswehr was formed in June 1919 from the Freikorps unit 36. Freiwilligen Infanterie-Division.

It merged with Reichswehr-Brigade 2 in February 1920.


Generalleutnant Konrad von Hippel (1 May 1919 - Feb 1920)

Order of battle (Vorläufige Reichswehr)

Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 33
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 34
Reichswehr-Jäger-Btl 17
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 17
leichtes Artillerie-Regiment 17
schwere Artillerie-Abteilung 17
69. Freiwilligen-Infanterie-Brigade
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Brigade 17

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - Between Kaiser and Führer: The history of the German Army 1919-1933
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

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