The Reichswehr-Brigade 27 Frankfurt/Oden of the Vorläufige Reichswehr was formed in June 1919 from the Freikorps unit 5. Infanterie-Division.

It merged with Reichswehr-Brigade 5 in February 1920.


General der Kavallerie Rudolf von Horn (? 1919 - 1 Oct 1919)

Order of battle (Vorläufige Reichswehr)

Ostbrandenburgisches Reichswehr-Grenadier-Regiment 53
Brandenburgisches Reichswehr-Grenadier-Regiment 54
Reichswehr-Jäger-Btl. 27
Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 27
leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 27

Notable members

Karl Sauberzweig (Served in Infanterie-Regiment 54, later corps-commander in the Waffen-SS)

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - Between Kaiser and Führer: The history of the German Army 1919-1933
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939
Mark C. Yerger - Waffen-SS Commanders: The army, corps and divisional leaders of a legend (2 vol)

Reference material on this unit

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