The SS-Polizei Regiment 20 was formed in July 1942 in Prague from Polizei Regiment Böhmen. I/SS-Polizei Regiment 20 was removed from the unit in April 1943 but was replaced by Polizei-Ausbildungs-Bataillon Klagenfurt.

I/SS-Polizei Regiment 20 was stationed in Italy, II/SS-Polizei Regiment 20 first in Böhmen-Mähren and later in Hungary and III/SS-Polizei Regiment 20 was stationed in Prague.


Oberst der Schutzpolizei Anton Hirschfeld (? July 1944 - ? Oct 1944)

Order of battle

I/SS-Polizei-Regiment 20
II/SS-Polizei-Regiment 20
III/SS-Polizei-Regiment 20

Sources used

Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945

Reference material on this unit

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