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Auxiliary police in Italian service 1941-43 USSR/Ukraine ?

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Any information or photos of the  Ukrainian/ Russian auxiliary police , (auxiliary carabinieri ? )Polizia Ausiliaria raised by the Italians in Ukraine / USSR 1941-43 ?

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Hello , In the Summer of 1942 the Germans transferred to the Italians in Ucraina the Administration of circa 50000 sq km populated with about half a million inhabitants , a vast reaguard area to mantain and care . with a friendly population they recruited a Auxiliary Police .to reinforce their own Carabinieri deployed. at the peak of their employement the Auxiliaries amounted to 2400 men distributed in 242 posts . The Italians also raised Cossack units , the Gruppo Savoia and the Gruppo Campello,cavalry units both .they retreated with the Italians and ended the war in Italy

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Thanks for replying Bayern, never seen any text that mentioned the auxiliaries raised by the Italians, can i  ask where your information came from ?

  Did contact Ukrainian military author who is on the www.milua.org  military forum and he says there wasn't any auxiliaries raised.

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