Military District XVII (Vienna) establishes the Spanish Volunteer Companies 101 and 102 upon disbanding the Volunteer Training and Replacement Battalions, Stockerau and Hollabrunn (Austria) on 26 January 1945. The companies, with German liaison personnel attached, were assigned to the 357th Infantry Division. Unsuitable Spanish personnel were to be used as laborers. NARA T79/94/672-3.

From A European anabasis: western European volunteers in the German army and SS, 1940-1945 by Kenneth W. Estes

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  • Military District XVII (Vienna) establishes the Spanish Volunteer Companies 101 and 102 upon disbanding the Volunteer Training and Replacement Battalions, Stockerau and Hollabrunn (Austria) on 26 January 1945. The companies, with German liaison personnel attached, were assigned to the 357th Infantry Division. Unsuitable Spanish personnel were to be used as laborers. NARA T79/94/672-3.