The SS-Kampfgruppe Schill was formed in August 1944 to fight the uprising in Slovakia from SS-Panzer Grenadier Schule in Kienschlag and SS-Panzergrenadier-Ausbildungs und Ersatz Bataillon 10 in Brno. After its successful efforts there it was formed into SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment Schill in December. It was absorbed by 32. SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division 30 Januar in February 1945.

Commander

SS-Sturmbannführer Rudolf Klotz (? July 1944 - ? Feb 1945)

Sources used

Mark W.A. Axworthy - Axis Slovakia: Hitler's Slavic Wedge 1938-1945
Dr. K-G Klietmann - Die Waffen-SS: eine Dokumentation
Charles K. Kliment & Bretislav Nakládal - Germany's First Ally: Armed forces of the Slovak state 1939-1945
Kurt Mehner - Die Waffen-SS und Polizei 1939-1945
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

Do you have any corrections or additions to the material presented on the site?
Please help us improve the site by sending them to us.