SS-Jäger-Bataillon 502

The SS-Jäger-Bataillon 502 was formed 17 April 1944 when SS-Sonderverbande z.b.V. Friedenthal was redesignated. It took part in toppling Admiral Horthy in Hungary and was redesignated SS-Jagdverband Mitte 10 November 1944.

Commanders

SS-Sturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny     

Manpower strength

30 June 1944 615

Order of battle

3 x Rifle company
Legionnaire company (foreign volunteers)

Sources used

Antonio J. Munoz - Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS

Reference material on this unit

Antonio J. Munoz - Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS

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