German volunteers against nazis

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Mannet
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German volunteers against nazis

Post by Mannet » 15 Aug 2019 15:57

Hi, I'm searching for German volunteers in allied forces, fighting with nazis, like Thälmann Brigade in Spain and later Yugoslavia. I've read about german communists, serving in polish resistance and soviet red army, but only short notices...

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Re: German volunteers against nazis

Post by Ghjuvan » 01 Sep 2019 09:46

Some German refugees did fight along French Resistants, as Gehrardt Leo, who became later DDR Ambassador in France. There are somme French books on this period. French Foreign Legion recrited a lot of Spaniards, italians, Germans end sent them to Africa or Indochina.

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Re: German volunteers against nazis

Post by Mannet » 03 Sep 2019 05:33

oo.. have You any informations about Germans in Foreign Legion during wwII ? was that big group?

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Richie B
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Re: German volunteers against nazis

Post by Richie B » 03 Sep 2019 08:53

A number of German and Austrian men served in X Troop of 10 Commando.
This Google search will take you to various web sites.

https://www.google.com/search?newwindow ... CAs&uact=5

The Commando Veterans site is worth looking at for individual stories.

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