The Freiwilligenkorps Schlesien was formed in March 1919 from 9. Infanterie-Division and 2. Garde-Division. It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 29 in June 1919.

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando V. Armeekorps Posen (Provinz Posen, Reg.Bez. Posen, Schlesien, Reg.Bez. Liegnitz)

Manpower strength


Order of battle

1. Freiwilligen Brigade
- Freiwilligen Infanterie Regiment Courbiére
- Freiwilligen Infanterie Regiment Lützow
2. Freiwilligen Brigade
- Freiwilligen Grenadier Regiment Blücher
- Freiwilligen Infanterie Regiment Yorck
Freiwilligen Artillerie Brigade
- Freiwilligen Artillerie Regiment Podbielski
- Freiwilligen Artillerie Regiment Gneisenau
Freiwilligen Dragon Regiment Bredow
Jäger Bataillon Schill
Leib-Kür.Regiment Großer Kurfürst
Freiw.Fußart.Btl. Dieskau

Notable members

SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Max Simon
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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