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Creation of the Ukrainian State was not held, and C. Bandera called 'the Ukrainian people everywhere to help break the German army to Moscow and Bolshevism '. Attitude of the German leadership to Banderovites was contradictory: office Canaris (Abwehr – Military Intelligence) felt it necessary to cooperate with the Ukrainian nationalists, the Nazi Party leadership in Chapter Bormann rejected any cooperation with them. According to the kgb ussr, published in 1990, for 1944-1953. 'In the western regions of Ukraine victims of terror Bandera became not only more than 20 thousand soldiers of the Soviet Army, police and security services, but 30 thousand civilians.

" Since the beginning of the war leadership of Germany decided to form a number of Soviet prisoners of war and the number of pro-German-minded emigrants number legions who would have fought against the Red Army along with parts of the Wehrmacht. The first Legion created on the eastern front of the non-Russian citizens of the ussr, had the legion 'Turkestan' (November 1941). In this formation enlisted not only the people Central Asian republics and , but also Tatar, Bashkir and Azerbaijanis. Add to your understanding with Time Warner. Were subsequently created legions of "Idel-Ural" (Tatar, Bashkir and Chuvash), 'Azerbaijan' and 'North Caucasus'. December 30, 1941 were formed as legions of 'Armenia' and 'Georgia'.

In addition to the legions of immigrants replenished recruited prisoners of war and deserters from the Red Army. Among military personnel has been deployed legions of ambitious outreach work, even the newspapers were published. Legionnaires obmundirovyvalis in German military uniforms, but with specially designed marks differences; epaulets and tabs. Shoulder straps are usually gray with a bright red edging and white or silver braid. Starting with the lieutenant, legionnaires wore epaulettes as a narrow silver harness with gold stripes. Buttonholes were scarlet with white lace. On the sleeve of his uniform every legionary wore a special Chevron in a heraldic shield with the national symbols and the name of the Legion. Charter Wehrmacht forbade non-Aryans legionnaire be specific badge of an eagle with a , which every German soldier was required to have on the right side of his uniform just above the breast pocket. However, the legionnaires in an organized manner, and ostentatiously ignored the ban on wearing on his chest 'mark of excellence', and eventually the ban was quietly lifted. Part minded pro-German emigrants was serving in the Russian Liberation Army (ROA) of General Andrei Vlasov and various Ukrainian formations (including the ss Division 'Galicia', formed in 1943 from the Ukrainians, disaffected Soviets and Folksdeutsche from Galicia. )

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