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5.(Preussisches) Infanterie-Regiment

Lineage

  • 5.(Preussisches) Infanterie-Regiment (Reichsheer)
  • Traditions
  • History The 5.(Preussisches) Infanterie-Regiment was formed in 1921.

    With the establishment of the Wehrmacht in October of 1934, the 5.(Preussisches) Infanterie-Regiment's I.Bataillon and Ausbildung-Bataillon were used as the basis of Infanterie-Regiment 5, originally known as Infanterie-Regiment Stettin, of the 2.Infanterie-Division. It's II.Bataillon was used to help form Infanterie-Regiment 8, originally known as Infanterie-Regiment Frankfurt, of the 3.Infanterie-Division. It's III.Bataillon was used to help form Infanterie-Regiment 27, initially known as Infanterie-Halbregiment Rostock, of the 12.Infanterie-Division.
    Organization
    Organic Components
    I.Bataillon
    II.Bataillon
    III.Bataillon
    Ausbildung-Bataillon
    Commanders
    Subordination 2.Infanterie-Division (Reichsheer)