The SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 10 was formed in Buchenwald in November 1939 from parts of SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 3 Thüringen. It was transferred to Danzig in April 1940 and Krakow in May 1940.
It was redesignated SS-Infanterie-Regiment 10 in February 1941 and was used to form 1. SS-Infanterie-Brigade (mot) in April 1941.

Commanders

SS-Obersturmbannführer Karl Demme (11 Nov 1939 - ? 1940)
SS-Standartenführer Werner Ballauf (? 1940 - ? Feb 1941)

Manpower strength

July 1940 2.753

Sources used

Dr. K-G Klietmann - Die Waffen-SS: eine Dokumentation
Kurt Mehner - Die Waffen-SS und Polizei 1939-1945

Reference material on this unit

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