3rd Cavalry Division (Reichswehr)

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The 3rd Cavalry Division (3. Kavallerie-Division) was a unit of the Reichswehr, the armed forces of Germany during the Weimar Republic.

It consisted of 6 cavalry regiments, the 13th (Prussian), the 14th, 15th, 16th, and the 17th (Bavarian) and the 18th (Saxonian) Cavalry Regiments.

Its commanders were:

  • Generalleutnant Heinrich von Hofmann 1 June 1920 - 1 October 1920
  • Generalleutnant Johannes Koch 1 October 1920 - 16 June 1921
  • Generalleutnant Eginhard Eschborn 16 June 1921 - 30 September 1923
  • General of the Cavalry Paul Hasse 1 October 1923 - 28 February 1926
  • Generalleutnant Hans von Viereck 1 March 1926 - 1 March 1929
  • Generalleutnant Curt Freiherr von Gienanth 1 March 1929 - 1 November 1931
  • Generalmajor Wilhelm Knochenhauer 1 November 1931 - 1 December 1933

It was subordinated to Gruppenkommando 2.

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