Formed 8.44 in Bordeaux with 4 battalions. Personnel came from the KM-WerftBordeaux, the KM-Arsenal Bordeaux and the 12.Uboat-Flotilla. The 4thbattalion consisted of Italians. Disbanded 9.44, subordinated to Marine-Brigade”Weber”.
Commander: Kapt. zur See Badermann
Marine-Regiment von Berger
Formed 4.18.40 in Narvik from crews of some of the sunken destroyers.Its job was to protect the railway to Narvik (mainly used for iron orefrom Sweden). Consisted of:
Formed 8.44 in Dax from the Marine Flak-Schule II, with 3 battalions.Formed for the retreat through France, and was disbanded 9.44.
Formed 8.44 in La Rochelle with 2 battalions, with personnel from 4.Sicherungs-Division and 8. Minensuch-Flotilla. Subordinated to FestungLa Rochelle, and remained there.
Formed 8.44 in Bordeaux with 5 battalions. Personnel came from HafenkommandtBordeaux. Disbanded 9.44, subordinated to Marine-Brigade “Weber”.
Commander: Kapt. zur See Kühnemann
Formed 3.45 on the island of Schouwen. See the 11. Marine-Infanterie-Division.This unit might belong to the Army and not to the Navy.
Marine-Regiment von Pflugk-Harttung
Formed 8.44 in Bordeaux with 4 battalions. Personnel came from the destroyerZ37, 8. Minensuch-Flotilla, 10. Marine-Bordflak-Abteilung and KMD* Bordeaux.Disbanded 9.44, subordinated to Marine-Brigade “Weber”.
Commander: Kapt. zur See von Pflugk-Harttung
* KMD = Kriegsmarine Dienststelle.
Formed 3.45 on the island of Goeree (in the Rhein estuary). See the11. Marine-Infanterie-Division. This unit might belong to the Army andnot to the Navy.
Marine-Regiment West 1
Formed 4.45 in Emden from Marine-Festungs-Bataillon 363 and 367, Marine-Infanterie-Ersatz-und Ausbildungs-Bataillon 1 and the 7. battery/Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung126.
Marine-Regiment West 2
Formed 4.45 in Emden from Marine-Insel-Bataillon 356, an Alarm-Bataillonand the 6. battery/Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 126.
Marine-Regiment West 3
Formed 4.45 in Emden from Marine-Festungs-Bataillon 366, Marine-Infanterie-Lehr-Bataillon1, an Alarm-Bataillon and the 8. battery/Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 126.
Formed 9.44 in La Rochelle with the III. and IV. bataillon from thepersonnel of the 3. U-boat Flotilla. Subordinated to Festung La Rochelle,and remained there.