The Freiwilligen Jägerkorps Erlangen (also known as Freikorps Engelhard and Freikrops Erlangen) was used to form Reichswehr-Brigade 24.


Generalmajor Engelhardt

Formed in the area of

Generalkommando III. bayerisches Armeekorps (Freistaat Bayern)

Notable members

General der Flakartillerie Emil Zenetti
(the ranks are the highest ranks reached in the Third Reich era)


Members of this unit wore a Brunswick-style Totenkopf cap badge.

In addition to the cap badge, members of Freiwilligen Batterie Zenetti wore a diamond-shaped black arm patch on the left sleeve bearing a circular gold badge featuring a lion rampant, facing left, with a box containing the initials “B.Z.” set below.

Sources used

Jill Halcomb Smith & Wilhelm P.B.R. Saris - Headgear of Hitler's Germany Vol 2
Georg Tessin - Deutsche Verbände und Truppen 1918-1939

Reference material on this unit

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