- Published: 10 January 2012 10 January 2012
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
Known war crimesSoldiers from the regiment 14 October 1944 killed three captured American fliers whose bomber had crashed near Bleiburg in Austria near the border with Slovenia. Erich Wandrey was sentenced to death for the crimes in 1947, later changed to life imprisonment. (1)
CommandersOberst der Schutzpolizei Payl Worm (? July 1942 - ? Aug 1942)
Major der Schutzpolizei Fritz Schilöl (? Aug 1942 - ? Dec 1943)
Order of battleI/SS-Polizei Regiment 13
II/SS-Polizei Regiment 13
III/SS-Polizei Regiment 13
Footnotes1. "Justiz und NS-Verbrechen" by C.F. Rüter & D.W. de Mildt.
Sources usedPhil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Werner Regenberg - Armored Vehicles and Units of the German Order Police
C.F. Rüter & D.W. de Mildt - Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945
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