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47b   German TURKISTANISCHE LEGION Photo Grouping - Rare!
39 great photos of a (wounded in STALINGRAD) officer serving in the TURKISTANISCHE LEGION.  It was made up of  Turkic peoples who fought in the Wehrmacht during World War II.  Most of these troops were Red Army POWs who formed common cause with the Germans -  Turkic, Caucasian, Cossack, and Crimean. The battalions of the Turkestan Legion formed part of the 162nd Infantry Division and saw much action in Axis-occupied Yugoslavia.  Super photos showing TURKISTAN arm badges in wear, good photos of the unit training in CASTRES, FRANCE, service dogs, more.