SS Panzer Brigade Gross

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SS Panzer Brigade Gross
Active August - November 1944
Country  Nazi Germany
Branch Flag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
Type Panzer
Role Armoured warfare
Size Brigade
Engagements Operation Doppelkopf
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Martin Gross

SS Panzer Brigade Gross was a unit of the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II, under the command of Obersturmbannführer Martin Gross. The brigade was formed from the SS Panzer Training and Replacement Regiment based in Dundaga, Latvia and the SS Panzer Troop Training Regiment Seelager based at the training grounds at Ventspils together with the SS Reconnaissance Training Battalion.[1] The brigade consisted of two infantry battalions, a panzer battalion of two companies with Panzer III and Panzer IV, a reconnaissance battalion, a StuG battalion, a pioneer company and a Flak company.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b German Order of Battle, Volume 3, Samuel W. Mitcham, p182
  • Mitchum Samuel, German Order of Battle, Volume 3,Stackpole Books, 2007, ISBN 0-8117-3438-2