- Published: 30 January 2011 30 January 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 3 in June together with Freikorps Hülsen.
CommandersMajor Franz von Stephani
Formed in the area ofGeneralkommando des Garde-Korps (Berlin)
Order of battleI. Bataillon (from 1. Garde-Regiment zu Fuß)
II. Bataillon (from Garde-Jäger-Bataillon)
8 x Artillerie Batterie (from 3. Garde-Feldartillerie-Regiment and 4. Garde-Feldartillerie-Regiment)
7 x Eskadron
Notable membersVizeadmiral Martin Baltzer
SA-Gruppenführer Franz von Stephani
Konteradmiral Gerhard Wagner
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)
InsigniaMembers of this unit wore a gold arm badge featuring a M.1916 helmet surmounting a scroll bearing the legend “Freikorps Potsdam", all centered over two crossed swords.
Sources usedBruce Campbell - The SA generals and the rise of Nazism
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
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