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SS-Totenkopf-Standare 1 "Oberbayern"


This Standarte was the first Totenkopf-Standarte to be formed, and was raised in 1937. In 1939, 2 of the units battalions were removed for service in the occupation of the Sudetenland. In the Fall of 1939, this unit was renamed as the SS-Totenkopf-Rekruten-Standarte. Under this title, the unit functioned to train new recruits and enlistees. This formation was then disbanded around January, 1941. The unit had a peak strenght of 3,335 in April, 1938 and a low of 1,771 in February, 1938.

Commanders


Theodor Eicke
Otto Augustini
Max Simon

Compostion


(As the SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 1 "Oberbayern")

Stab
I.Abteilung
II.Abteilung
III.Abteilung
IV.Abteilung
V.Abteilung
Signals Company
Musikzug

(See SS-Totenkopf-Rekreuten-Standarte "Oberbayern" for info on the history and formation of the SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 1 "Oberbayern" as the SS-Totenkopf-Rekreuten-Standarte "Oberbayern")