This unit did not take part in fighting during WWII


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


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


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

War Service

This unit did not see wartime service during WWII.