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WW2 German Gebirgs-Brigade


Campaigns

This unit did not take part in fighting during WWII

History

The Gebirgs-Brigade was the sole mountain unit of the German Wehrmacht upon the formation of the Wehrmacht in 1935. It was formed from a cadre of well trained mountain troops that had been apart of the Reichswehr during the Weimar era, held onto in the hopes of creating the cadre of a future mountain fighting force. In 1935 this intent was realized with the formation of this unit, which on April 9th 1938 was, was formed into the 1.Gebirgsjäger-Division.

Organization

General oob
Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 98
Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 99
Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 100
Gebirgs-Artillerie-Regiment 79

Commanders

Gen.Lt Ludwig Kübler 1935 - 1.Geb.Div.

War Service

This unit did not see wartime service during WWII.