Turk. Sicherungs Bataillon 831

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Turk. Sicherungs Bataillon 831

Post by Sturmschwein » 24 May 2021 21:54

Did somebody know anything about this unit (Turk. security Battalion 831) ?
I found the composition in an older thread but it is the only information about this Battalion

Turk. Sicherungs Bataillon 831
??.??.1943 – set up 4 kp
1./831 1 kp Turk. Stamm Btl.
2./831 1 kp Aserb. Stamm Btl.
3./831 1 kp Armen. Inf. Btl. 815
4./831 1 kp Georg. Inf. Btl. 823

I would be thankful for any information about this unit

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Re: Turk. Sicherungs Bataillon 831

Post by Larry D. » 25 May 2021 15:29

There is nothing (nichts) in the Muñoz books, but Tessin has this to say:

Wolgatatar-Infanterie-Btl. 831
Aufgestellt Herbst 1943 in Jedlnia bei Radom/Gen.Gouv.
U: Heerestruppe: Osten, zuletz Bautzen (in Frontnachweiser als Turkvölk.Btl. 831 ohne Angabe der Unterstellung)

That's all there is.

Sources:
Muñoz, Antonio J. and Dr. Oleg V. Romanko. Hitler’s White Russians: Collaboration, Extermination and Anti-Partisan Warfare in Byelorussia, 1941-1944. Bayside: Europa Books, 2003. ISBN: 1-891227-42-4. Hb. 512p. Heavily illus. Maps. Numerous tables. Appendices. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
Muñoz, Antonio J. Hitler’s Eastern Legions: Volume II, The Osttruppen, 1941-1945. Bayside (NY): Europa Books, 2003. Pb. 96p. Illus. Maps. Dwgs. Tables. Glossary.
Tessin, Georg. Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht und Waffen-SS im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939-1945. Dreizehnter Band (Nr. 801 - 13400). Osnabrück: Biblio Verlag, 1976. s.39.

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