The SS-Sturmbann Brandenburg (SS-Wachsturmbann V Brandenburg) was founded in March 1935 from SS-Wachtruppe Brandenburg as a guard unit for the Sachsenhausen camp when the guard units of the camps were reorganized. It guarded the Oranienburg and Columbia-Haus camps.
It merged with SS-Sturmbann Ostfriesland and was upgraded to regimental size on 1 July 1937 and redesignated SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 2 Brandenburg.

Order of battle

1. Hundertschaft (Oranienburg-Schloss)
2. Hundertschaft (Oranienburg-Schloss)
3. Hundertschaft (Columbia-Haus)


A cuff title with the text "Brandenburg" was authorized for this unit.

Sources used

John R. Angolia - Cloth Insignia of the SS
Andrew Mollo - Uniforms of the SS: Collected Edition
Charles W. Sydnor - Soldiers of destruction: the SS Death's Head Division, 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

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