The Freikorps Severin was formed on 18 March 1919 and saw action in the Ruhr in April 1920.
It was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 7 in June 1919.


General Severin

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando VII. Armeekorps Münster (Provinz Westfalen, Lippe)

Manpower strength


Notable members

Generalleutnant Karl von Beeren
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)

Sources used

Nigel Jones - The birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps blazed a trail for Hitler
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

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