Freiwilligen 2. Garde-Infanterie-Division
- Published: 05 February 2011 05 February 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
On 6 May 1919 soldiers from Freiwilligen 2. Garde-Infanterie-Division arrested thirty members of the Catholic St Joseph Society at Karolinenplatz in Munich, of these twenty one were killed.
It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 26 in June 1919.
CommandersGeneralleutnant Friedrich von Friedeburg
Formed in the area ofGeneralkommando des Garde-Korps (Berlin)
Order of battleFreiw. 3. Garde-Inf.Brigade
- Freiw.Btl.Garde-Gred.Regt. 1
- Freiw.Btl.Garde-Gred.Regt. 2
- Freiw.Btl.Garde-Gred.Regt. 4
- Freiw.Esk. 3 Garde-Ulan.Rgt.
- Freiw. 2. Garde-Feldart.Rgt.
Notable members- None known at this time -
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)
Sources usedRichard Grunberger - Red rising in Bavaria
H.W.Koch - Der deutsche Bürgerkrieg
Douglas G. Morris - Justice Imperiled: The Anti-Nazi Lawyer Max Hirschberg in Weimar Germany
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Reference material on this unit- None known at this time -
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