- Published: 02 December 2011 02 December 2011
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
In October 1938 a few officers and NCOs were sent to Vienna to act as a cadre in the forming Wachbataillon Wien.
In June 1939 it was reformed into the Infanterie-Regiment (mot) Großdeutschland but elements of it were used to form Wach-Kompanie Berlin.
A regiment with the name Wach-Regiment Berlin also existed in the Reichswehr.
CommandersErich von Keiser (? 1934 - 15 Oct 1935)
Werner Freiherr von und zu Gilsa (15 Oct 1935 - 6 Oct 1936)
Oberst Hans von Alten (6 Oct 1936 - ? June 1939)
Order of battle (1934)7 x Kompanie
Order of battle (1936)HQ
8 x Kompanie
Sources usedHelmuth Spaeter - The history of Panzerkorps Großdeutschland
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