The Mobile Brigade (also Pilfousek Brigade) was formed from the Mobile Group 8 July 1941 and was upgraded to the Mobile Division in August 1941.


Rudolf Pilfousek

Order of battle (21 July 1941)

Motorized Reconnaissance Group
  Armored Car Platoon
  Anti-Tank Platoon
  2 x Bicycle Company
  Engineer Platoon
2/6. Infantry Regiment (mot)
  Radio Platoon
  Anti-Tank Platoon
  Mortar Platoon
  Infantry Gun Section
  3 x Infantry Company
  Machine Gun Company
Armored Regiment
  Staff Company
  2 x Tank Company
  3 x Anti-Tank Company
1/11. Armored Regiment
  Radio Platoon
  3 x Battery (100mm howitzers)
  1 x Battery (105mm guns)
Engineer Company
Radio Company
15. Anti-aircraft Battery
Automobile Repair Shop
315. Truck Column


One of the three OA vz. 27 heavy armored cars used by Slovakian forces, 1941
(Courtesy of Thorleif Olsson)


Sources used

Mark W. A. Axworthy - Axis Slovakia: Hitler's Slavic Wedge, 1938-1945
Charles K. Kliment & Bretislav Nakládal - Germany's First Ally: Armed forces of the Slovak state 1939-1945
George F. Nafziger - The German Order of Battle: Waffen SS and other units in World War II

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