The Reichswehr-Brigade 3 of the Vorläufige Reichswehr was formed in June 1919 from the Freikorps units Freikorps Hülsen and Freikorps Potsdam.

It merged with Reichswehr-Brigade 30 in October 1919 into Reichswehr-Brigade 3 of the Übergangsheer.

It was used to form 3. Division in October 1920.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Bernhard von Hülsen (1 May 1919 - 30 Sep 1920)

Wehrkreis

III

Order of battle (Vorläufige Reichswehr)

Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 5
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 6
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 91
Reichswehr-Jäger-Btl. 3
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 3
leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 3

Order of battle (Oct 1919, Übergangsheer)

Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 5
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 6
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 103
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 3
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 103
leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 3
Reichswehr-Pionier-Btl 3

Order of battle (May 1920, Übergangsheer)

Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 5
Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 6
Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 3

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - Between Kaiser and Führer: The history of the German Army 1919-1933
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

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