The Sicherheitsdienst deployed the following order of battle as Einsatzgruppen and Einsatzkommandos for the 1939 Polish Campaign:

 

Einsatzgruppe I, also known as EG I–Wien: commanded by SS-Standartenführer Bruno Streckenbach; deployed with the German Fourteenth Army

Einsatzkommando 1/I: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Ludwig Hahn

Einsatzkommando 2/I: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Bruno Müller

Einsatzkommando 3/I: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Alfred Hasselberg

Einsatzkommando 4/I: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Karl Brunner

 

Einsatzgruppe II, also known as EG II–Oppeln: commanded by SS-Obersturmbannführer Emanuel Schäfer; deployed with the German Tenth Army

Einsatzkommando 1/II: commanded by SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto Sens

Einsatzkommando 2/II: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Karl-Heinz Rux

 

Einsatzgruppe III, also known as EG III–Breslau: commanded by SS-Obersturmbannführer Hans Fischer; deployed with the German Eighth Army

Einsatzkommando 1/III: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Wilhelm Scharpwinkel

Einsatzkommando 2/III: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Fritz Liphardt

 

Einsatzgruppe IV, also known as EG IV–Dramburg: commanded by SS-Brigadeführer Lothar Beutel (replaced by Josef Albert Meisinger in October 1939); deployed with the German Fourth Army

Einsatzkommando 1/IV: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Helmut Bischoff

Einsatzkommando 2/IV: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Walter Hammer

 

Einsatzgruppe V, also known as EG V–Allenstein: commanded by SS-Standartenführer Ernst Damzog; deployed with the German Third Army

Einsatzkommando 1/V: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Heinz Gräfe

Einsatzkommando 2/V: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Robert Schefe

Einsatzkommando 3/V: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Walter Albath

 

Einsatzgruppe VI: commanded by SS-Oberführer Erich Naumann; deployed in Wielkopolska area

Einsatzkommando 1/VI: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Franz Sommer

Einsatzkommando 2/VI: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Gerhard Flesch

 

Einsatzgruppe z. B.V: commanded by SS-Obergruppenführer Udo von Woyrsch and later SS-Oberführer Otto Rasch; deployed in Upper Silesia and Cieszyn Silesia

 

Einsatzkommando 16, also known as EK–16 Danzig: commanded by SS-Sturmbannführer Rudolf Tröger; deployed in Pomerania.

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