The Landespolizeigruppe General Göring was formed when Landespolizeigruppe Wecke z.b.V. was redesignated on 22 December 1933. It took part in the purge of Ernst Röhm and other enemies of Hitler (mainly leaders of the SA) during the Night of Long Knifes together with Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler.
It was redesignated Regiment General Göring on 1 April 1935.


Oberst der Landespolizei Weche (22 Dec 1933 - 5 June 1934)
Oberstleutnant der Landespolizei Friedrich Wilhelm Jakoby (6 June 1934 - 1 Apr 1935)


The "L.P.G. General Göring" cuff title was authorized for this unit on 22 December 1933.

Standard of I. Bataillon
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Sources used

Roger James Bender & George A. Petersen - Hermann Göring: From Regiment to Fallschirmpanzerkorps
Franz Kurowski - The history of the Fallschrim Panzerkorps Hermann Göring

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