The Freikorps Schwaben was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 22 in June 1919.


Polizeioberst Ritter von Pitrof

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando I. bayerisches Armeekorps (Freistaat Bayern)

Notable members

Reichstag deputy Hermann Esser
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)


An Edelweiss in white medal was worn.

Sources used

Jill Halcomb Smith & Wilhelm P.B.R. Saris - Headgear of Hitler's Germany Vol 2
Lothar Hartung - Deutsche Freikorps 1918-1921
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

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