- Published: 30 January 2011 30 January 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
This was one of several Freikorps units named after Paul von Hindenburg, hero of Battle of Tannenberg in 1914.
Formed in the area ofGeneralkommando II. Armeekorps Stettin (Provinz Pommern & Provinz Posen)
Order of battleI. Sturmbataillon
Notable membersGeneralleutnant Hellmut von der Chevallerie
Generalleutnant Friedrich Foertsch
General der Infanterie Hermann Foertsch
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)
InsigniaOak-leaves with an H on the collar and an H within a wreath on the sleeve.
Sources usedNigel Jones - The birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps blazed a trail for Hitler
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Reference material on this unit- None known at this time -
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