Freikorps von Pfeffer
- Published: 30 January 2011 30 January 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 31 in June 1919.
CommandersHauptmann Franz von Pfeffer
Formed in the area ofGeneralkommando VII. Armeekorps Münster (Provinz Westfalen, Lippe)
Notable membersSS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS Walter Krüger
SA-Obergruppenführer Franz von Pfeffer (born Franz Pfeffer von Salomon)
SS-Brigadeführer Ernst Schmedding
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)
InsigniaMembers of this unit wore a prancing horse in silver as an arm badge.
Sources usedVerkuilen Ager - Awards of the German Freikorps 1919-1935
Nigel Jones - The birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps blazed a trail for Hitler
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
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