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DaveC

Hi Everybody

     Would anybody know if there is a Regimental History of the 1st German Cavalry Division, especially The German Death Head Hussars, belonging to that Division ?    any help most welcome.. Regards DaveC

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AOK4

Hello,

Most, if not all, units belonging to the division would have regimental histories. I assume with "Death Head Hussars", you mean one of the Leib-Husaren-Regiments that belonged to the division, but only later during the war?

Jan

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AOK4

So, the question is about

Active in the area of Crépy-en-Valois on 1 September 1914 was Höherer Kavallerie-Kommandeur 2 (to which belonged 2nd Kavallerie-Division with the Leib-Husaren-Brigade). Crépy-en-Valois was captured by the Jäger Bataillone of HKK 2.

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DaveC

Hi Yan

   Many thanks for the information, would you know if they lost part of their Head Quarter Staff?    Kindest Regards DaveC

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AOK4

Nothing is mentioned about this in von Poseck, Die deutsche Kavallerie in Belgien und  Frankreich 1914, nor are there any high ranking officers reported to have been replaced around that (indicating they would have been captured). I think the episode may have been exaggerated a bit?

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