The Wach-Regiment Berlin was formed in early 1921 from elements of regiments from other parts of Germany. It was disbanded in June following political decisions.
Following the disbanding of the regiment in 1921 a smaller unit to be stationed in the capital was formed under the name Kommando der Wachtruppe.

A regiment with the name Wach-Regiment Berlin also existed in the Heer.

Order of battle (Kommando der Wachtruppe)

7 x Kompanie (1)
Artillerie Batterie

The Wachtruppen on parade for President Paul von Hindenburg in March 1932

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The Argentinian General Toranzo and the Chef der Heeresleitung General Wilhelm Heye in front of the unit in 1929
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Footnotes

1. One company for each of the Reichswehr infantry divisions.

Sources used

Helmuth Spaeter - The history of Panzerkorps Großdeutschland

Reference material on this unit

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