|Born||May 22, 1900|
|Died||July 15, 1941(aged 41)|
|Place of birth||Wesel, Germany|
|Place of death||Gorki Tushkeva|
|Buried at||Shchatkava cemetery (Coordinates: )|
|Years of service||1936–1941|
|Service number||SS-Nr. 171.670|
|Commands held||SS Regiment 11|
|Battles/wars||Second Battle of Nanawa|
|Awards||SS-Totenkopfring, Iron Cross (1914), 2nd class|
Dr. Ing. Wilhelm Reni Brandt was a German military officer and engineer known for his writings and developments in the fields of camouflage and tank warfare. Among other developments, Brandt was responsible for a type of camouflage clothing and helmet covers issued to the Waffen SS. Brandt also wrote a number of works on armored warfare theory, beginning in 1924. In the early 1930s, Brandt participated in the Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay, assisting the Bolivian side.
References[edit | edit source]
- Norbert Számvéber (14 March 2012). Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy: The Combat History of SS Panzer Regiment 12 and SS Panzerjäger Abteilung 12, Normandy 1944, based on their original war diaries. Helion and Company. pp. 134–. ISBN 978-1-907677-24-3. http://books.google.com/books?id=7t7ZAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA134.
- David T. Zabecki Ph.D. (28 October 2014). Germany at War: 400 Years of Military History. ABC-CLIO. pp. 331–. ISBN 978-1-59884-981-3. http://books.google.com/books?id=rCWMBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA331.
- Alejandro Quesada (22 November 2011). The Chaco War 1932-35: South America's Greatest Modern Conflict. Osprey Publishing. pp. 34, 42. ISBN 978-1-84908-416-1.
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