The Reichswehr-Brigade 28 Kowno of the Vorläufige Reichswehr was formed in June 1919 from the Freikorps unit Brigade Südlitauen.

It was used to strengthen Reichswehr-Brigade 12 after that unit had transferred into the Übergangsheer.


Generalmajor Otto Graf von Ompteda (15 May 1919 - ? Oct 1919)

Order of battle (Vorläufige Reichswehr)

Sächs. Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 55
Sächs. Reichswehr-Infanterie-Regiment 56
Freiwilligen Infanterie-Regiment 20
Sächs. Reichswehr-Jäger-Btl. 28
Sächs. Reichswehr-Kavallerie-Regiment 28
Sächs. leichtes Reichswehr-Artillerie-Regiment 28

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

Reference material on this unit

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