wss-35

The 35. SS- und Polizei-Grenadier-Division was founded in February 1945 from SS-Polizei-Brigade Wirth.
The division fought the Soviet forces southeast of Berlin and when it was overrun, the survivours were attached to the Nederland, 30 Januar & Dirlewanger divisions.

Commanders

SS-Oberführer Johannes Wirth (? Feb 1945 - 1 Mar 1945)
SS-Standartenführer Rüdiger Pipkorn (1 Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945) (KIA)

Chief of Staff

SS-Sturmbannführer Wilhelm Büthe (? - ? Mar 1945)

Quartermaster

SS-Obersturmführer Herbert Holtz (? Apr 1945 - ?)

Area of operations

Eastern front, central sector (Feb 1945 - May 1945)

Order of battle

SS- und Polizei-Grenadier-Regiment 89
SS- und Polizei-Grenadier-Regiment 90
SS- und Polizei-Grenadier-Regiment 91
SS- und Polizei-Artillerie-Regiment 35
SS- und Polizei-Panzer-Zerstörer-Abteilung 35
SS- und Polizei-Füsilier-Bataillon 35
SS- und Polizei-Pionier-Bataillon 35
SS- und Polizei-Nachrichten-Abteilung 35
SS- und Polizei-Verwaltungs-Kompanie 35
SS-Feldgendarmerie-Trupp 35

Officers serving in the Einsatzgruppen and Concentration Camps

Concentration Camps 1
(includes officers serving in the Einsatzgruppen or Concentration Camps either prior to or after service in this unit)

Sources used

Georges M. Croisier - Waffen-SS (PDF)
Terry Goldsworthy - Valhalla's Warriors: A history of the Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front 1941-1945
Dr. K-G Klietmann - Die Waffen-SS: eine Dokumentation
Kurt Mehner - Die Waffen-SS und Polizei 1939-1945
Marc J. Rikmenspoel - Waffen-SS Encyclopedia
Gordon Williamson - The Waffen-SS: 24. to 38. Divisions and Volunteer Legions
Mark C. Yerger - Waffen-SS Commanders: The Army, corps and divisional leaders of a legend (2 vol)

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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