- Published: 26 December 2010 26 December 2010
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
It was used to guard the concentration camp at Hradištko (Hradischko), a sub-camp of Flossenbürg, for a short period of time.
Known war crimesAn internal SS memo dated 14 October 1941 mentions the killing of 120 civlians in Prague and 71 in Brünn by this battalion. (1)
CommandersSS-Hauptsturmführer Michael Kneisl
SS-Obersturmbannführer Hermann Peter
SS-Obersturmbannführer Michael Kneisl
Footnotes1. "Murderous Elite: The Waffen-SS and its complete record of war crimes" by James Pontolillo, page 35-36.
Sources usedWolfgang Benz & Barbara Distel (ed.) - Der Ort des Terrors. Geschichte der nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslager, Band 4: Flossenbürg, Mauthausen, Ravensbrück
Dr. K-G Klietmann - Die Waffen-SS: eine Dokumentation
Kurt Mehner - Die Waffen-SS und Polizei 1939-1945
James Pontolillo - Murderous Elite: The Waffen-SS and its complete record of war crimes
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