Kommando der Kampfwagenabteilungen (Kokampf)
- Published: 05 February 2011 05 February 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
It saw action in Berlin, Munich and Leipzig (attached to Freiwilligen Landesjägerkorps).
One Swede served with this unit, Christoffer Freidenfeldt, he had served in Füsilier-Regiment Prinz Heinrich von Preussen 1917-1918. He later returned to Sweden where he passed away in 1949.
CommandersHauptmann Georg Körting
Formed in the area ofGeneralkommando des Garde-Korps (Berlin)
Order of BattleStaff
Vehicles (all vehicles were decorated with totenkopf markings)
3 x British MK IV (two were nicknamed Hanni and Fee)
A7V (heavily modified and nicknamed Heidi)
Ehrhardt E-V4 armored cars
Daimler DZVR armored cars
Austin armored cars
Lancia armored cars
Fiat armored cars
Notable members- None known at this time -
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)
InsigniaThe "Kampfwagen" cuff title was used by this unit with a totenkopf on a black oval patch over the cuff title.
Sources usedLars Gyllenhaal & Lennart Westberg - Svenskar i krig 1914-1945
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Gordon Williamson & Thomas McGuirl - German Military Cuffbands 1784-Present
Charles Woolley - German Uniforms, Insignia & Equipment 1918-1923
Reference material on this unit- None known at this time -
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