Republican Guard mobile units in 1940

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Kelvin
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Republican Guard mobile units in 1940

Post by Kelvin » 07 Jun 2021 10:49

Hi, everyone, I see 101e DIF had 4th Sqn of mobile Republican Guards in May 1940, I would like to ask how many Republican Guards in 1940 war and how they organized generally, anyone know that ? thank

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Re: Republican Guard mobile units in 1940

Post by Loïc » 10 Jun 2021 14:46

hello

in september 1939 the GRM gathered 21 000 gendarmes in 14 Légions divided in - 54 Groups - 167 companies - 492 Pelotons (Troops)
of which 285 foot troops, 156 horse troops and 51 motorcyclists troops
it existed also an autonomous Special Group with 2 tank companies and one machine-gun company

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Re: Republican Guard mobile units in 1940

Post by Kelvin » 11 Jun 2021 09:16

Loïc wrote:
10 Jun 2021 14:46
hello

in september 1939 the GRM gathered 21 000 gendarmes in 14 Légions divided in - 54 Groups - 167 companies - 492 Pelotons (Troops)
of which 285 foot troops, 156 horse troops and 51 motorcyclists troops
it existed also an autonomous Special Group with 2 tank companies and one machine-gun company
Hi, Loic, thank for your information. Very helpful.

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