1. Marine-Brigade (Freikorps)
- Published: 05 February 2011 05 February 2011
- Last Updated: 10 May 2013 10 May 2013
The 1. Marine-Brigade (also known as the Eiserne Brigade) was raised in Kiel after the naval mutiny. It was disbanded on 15 May 1919.
Formed in the area of
Generalkommando des Garde-Korps (Berlin)
Order of battle
Vizeadmiral (Ing.) Dipl. Ing. Walter Fröhlich
Generalmajor Hans Rauch (Luftwaffe)
Konteradmiral z.V. Wilhelm Rümann
Konteradmiral (Ing.) Alfred Schulze
Generalleutnant Theodor Spieß (Luftwaffe)
Konteradmiral Ludwig Stummel
Konteradmiral (Ing.) Wilhelm Tackenberg
Konteradmiral (Ing.) Paul-Willy Zieb
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)
Nigel Jones - The birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps blazed a trail for Hitler
Carlos Caballero Jurado - The German Freikorps 1918-1923
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Reference material on this unit
- None known at this time -
Do you have any corrections or additions to the material presented on the site?
Please help us improve the site by sending them to us.