On 26 January 1942 the OKW authorized the formation of an Abwehr unit for special operations in North Africa, the command of Sonderkommando Dora was given to the Abwehr officer of Panzerarmee Afrika, Oberstleutnant Walter Eichler.
It was disbanded in January 1943 following the Axis retreat in Africa.


Oberstleutnant Walter Eichler

Manpower strength

May 1942 - 10/18/56

Sources used

Andrea Molinari - Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -