Dörffler-Schuband, Werner.

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Dörffler-Schuband, Werner, born 15-12-1892 in Zeitz , the son of the senior tax inspector Adolf Schuband.  After attending high school in Potsdam, he decided to pursue a military career in the Prussian army and joined the 3rd Lorraine Infantry Regiment No. 135 in Diedenhofen in March 1910. In the meantime he attended the war school in Danzig and was promoted to lieutenant in August 1913 with the license dated 19-08-1911. After the outbreak of the First World War he was from April to September 1915 as adjutant and orderly officer in the recruit battalion of the XVI. Army Corps, under command of General der Infanterie Bruno von Mudra used. Werner then completed training as an aircraft observer at Fliegerersatzabteilung 9 and attended the Posen observer school from November 1915 to January 1916. He then worked for Fliegerersatzabteilung 10 and from April 1916 headed the Wangen-Untertürkheim engine school for the Daimler engine works for a year. Eventually he belonged to the staff of the Commanding General of the air force, served again in a flying department and was sent to the Schwerin flying school, among other places. By the end of the war he had received several awards, including the Iron Crescent, and after the peace treaty he was dismissed from military service as a Hauptmann.From the Weimar Republic to the beginning of National Socialism, Dörffler-Schuband was a member of the board of the meat canning factory Oscar Dörffler AG until March 1934. Even before the National Socialists seized power, he joined the NSDAP (membership number 1,427,198) at the beginning of May 1932 and soon afterwards became a member of the Schutzstaffel (SS number 112,955). on 29-05-1933 and with the 29th SS Sturmabteilung until 19-11-1934. He became the Tactic and Flight Trainer on the SS Junker School in Bad Tölz     until 01-12-1937 at the same time in the Staff of the SS Standarte ”Deutschland” under command of SS-Standartenführer Felix Steiner, from 15-02-1937 until 10-04-1937. Verwaltungsführer in the Staff of the SS Standarte “Germania” under command of SS-Standartenführer Carl-Maria Demelhuber,   until 01-04-1938 and following the commander of the 1st Battalion of the SS Standarte “Germania”  under General der Waffen SS, Kommandeur der II SS Panzerkorps, Wilhelm Bittrich

until 01-05-1939 and commander of the 2nd Battalion to 12-11-1940. He was appointed as Commander of the SS Junker School in Bad Tölz, until 10-08-1942. Commander of the 8th Motorized SS Infantry Regiment  until 25-08-1942. Dorffler joined the SS Kampfgruppe Fegelein until 24-12-1942. With the SS Herman Otto Fegelein Cavalry Division to 01-08-1943 and again commander of the Junker School in Bad Tölz, until 15-03-1944. His headquarter still remained in Bad Tölz, now a residential area.  Wilhelm Bittrich und Hermann Fegelein   SS-Gruppenführer Hans Georg Otto Hermann Fegelein, 30-10-1906 / 28-04-1945 was a General of the Waffen SS in Nazi Germany. He was a member of Adolf Hitler’s entourage and brother-in-law to Eva Braun (see Braun parents through his marriage to her sister, Gretl . Magarete “Gretl” married Kurt Berlinghoff

Braun-Fegelein, Margarete Berta "Gretl" on 06-02-1954 in Munich and died 10-10-1987, age 72 in Steingaden. Units under his command on the Eastern Front were responsible for the deaths of over 17,000 civilians during the Pripyat swamps punitive operation in the Byelorussian SSR in 1941. “Pripyat swamps” Pripiatsümpfe, also “Pripyat march” was the codename of the punitive operation conducted by German forces in July and August 1941. The operation was aimed at the mass murder of the local Jewish population[1] from the territories of nine raions of Byelorussian SSR and three raions of Ukrainian SSR in the region of the Pripyat swamps and Pripyat River. Fegelein was shot, age 38, for desertion on 28-04-1945, two days before Hitler’s suicide, as he tried to escape from Berli, with his mistress and a lot of money and jewels..

   Chief Amt XI/Amtsgruppe B in SS-Führungs. Hauptamt, until 20-02-1945. Chef Amt II/Amtsgruppe A in SS-Personal Hauptamt until 08-05-1945.

SS-Obersturmbannführer Werner Dörffler-Schuband on the left with Herbert Otto Gille , SS-Standartenführer Karl Maria Demelhuber Demelhuber, Karl Maria "Tosca" and SS-Obersturmbannführer Heinrich Koeppen

Death and burial ground of Dörffler-Schuband, Werner.


Dörffler here with  Paul  ” Papa” Hausser Retiring in Bad Tölz close to his SS School Dorffler-Schuband died at the age of 66 on 27-09-1959. According to the Dörffler-Schuband’s familie he passed away due to complications of tuberculosis which he contracted in Russia. Dorffler-Schuband is buried with his wife Anna, on the Stadtfriedhof of Bad Tölz and his close neighbours are the Generalleutnant der Gebirgstruppe, the commander of the 2nd Mountain Division , Hans Degen, SS Obergruppenführer, Leiter SS FührungshauptamtHans Jüttner   and Generalmajor der Flieger, Commander of the Pilot School Sea and Air, Hans Jochem von Arnim and Generalarzt der Wehrmacht, Dr. Wilhelm Kloster

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