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by Loïc L.
Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Georgian volunteers
Replies: 32
Views: 26378

Re: Georgian volunteers

Division Brehmer or Aktion Brehmer was just the name given to the troops (and operation) under Generalmajor Walter Brehmer commanding the 325 Sicherungs Division (Paris) and sent to Périgord for an important antipartisan operation called too "Operation B" between 26 march and 2 april 1944, known as...
by Loïc L.
Sat Nov 20, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Most forgotten allies
Replies: 25
Views: 11896

Re: Most forgotten allies

Sorry but Monaco wasn't invaded before november 1942 and by the Italians Actually the Italians occupied Monaco in June 1940. The Germans took over in November 1942 and were there until August 1944. but no, I don't understand where you have seen that : Monaco wasn't invaded before november 1942, in ...
by Loïc L.
Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Most forgotten allies
Replies: 25
Views: 11896

Re: Most forgotten allies

Sorry but Monaco wasn't invaded before november 1942 and by the Italians, There was a Free Luxembourg Artillery Battery with the Free Belgian Brigade but many others people from Luxembourg served in the French Maquis & Army Abyssinia/Etiopia fought against the Axis in 1941 I assume Guatemala Nicarag...
by Loïc L.
Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: German Infanterie Div's in French town Laon 1940/41
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Re: German Infanterie Div's in French town Laon 1940/41

the 45 Division was in the Aisne Dept during the summer 1940
the 95 Division before june 1941

perhaps others

Regards
Loïc
by Loïc L.
Sun Jan 17, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Indo-Chinese troops
Replies: 7
Views: 2579

Re: Indo-Chinese troops

Thuringe march 1945 probably, -after the fall of France Indochinese (and others colored colonial soldiers) POW's were mainly in the Frontstalag of northern occupied France because the Nazis didn't want them on the german soil, of course perhaps we can find a small number in Germany too -in southern ...
by Loïc L.
Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:02 am
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Forestry Corps
Replies: 8
Views: 2982

Re: Forestry Corps

The French Army in the Engineer branch had one too in 1939-1940, with many reservists coming from the Eaux & Forêts State public administration The Special Corps of Foresters Sappers - Corps Spécial des Sapeurs-Forestiers - had 10 Companies and 17 Groups of Foresters-Sappers, 11 Auxiliary Forestry C...
by Loïc L.
Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: World War I
Topic: Siam.
Replies: 3
Views: 8001

Re: Siam.

Siam, the smallest and totally forgotten participation of World War I, sent 1284 men in France, lost 19 of them.

Regards
by Loïc L.
Fri May 23, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Heer
Topic: Feldkommandantur in France
Replies: 3
Views: 2003

Re: Feldkommandantur in France

yes and he was in charge of the VBS 992 since 1942


Verbindungsstab 893 Mâcon : Colonel Brückner


unfortunately I don't have books about Franche-Comté so chou blanc for the third :down:

Regards
Loïc
by Loïc L.
Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:04 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Ostbataillon vs. Maquis
Replies: 15
Views: 7394

At the Mont Mouchet and others operations in Upper Auvergne it was a Volga Tatars Battalion and an Azeri Battalion. Against the Maquis fought the Georgian Battalion 799 in Perigord and Limousin, Russian 654 not in the Alps but in Bourgogne-Nivernais, Volga Tartars Legion in Auvergne and the Armenian...
by Loïc L.
Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:11 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 148 reserve and 189 reserve divisions
Replies: 17
Views: 6760

After november 1942, both in former free zone, center and south of France. the 148 was sent in Toulouse area, in 1944 was in Grasse-Cannes, Côte d'Azur the 189 sent in Le Puy-en-Velay, divided in 1943 : some troops were transfered in Hautes Pyrénées department, others staying in Auvergne 15 Reserve ...
by Loïc L.
Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:06 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: Feldgendarmerie Abteilung in France?
Replies: 6
Views: 1954

There was one Feldgendarmerie by French Department but not an Abteilung only a Trupp e.g.
N° 979 in Châteauroux
N° 653 in Montluçon
etc...I assume there were too Provost Units with the Divisions of the Wehrmacht
by Loïc L.
Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Small Coutries
Replies: 10
Views: 3252

Andorra wasn't occupied, due to the Spanish Civil War there was a garrison of 150 French Gendarmes between 1936 and 1940, it seems that Feldgendarmen reached the country to escape to the Maquis in 1944.

Monaco was occupied by the Italians in november 1942, by the Germans after september 1943.
by Loïc L.
Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: Pre 1941 Parachute Units
Replies: 8
Views: 3035

3rd country creating a parachute force after Soviet Union and Germany,
France had 2 "Air Infantry Groups" since 1937
the 601e & 602e Groupe d'Infanterie de l'Air.

Regards
by Loïc L.
Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Belgium Waffen SS
Replies: 15
Views: 8731

the number of French Waffen SS was anecdotal, 100, 50, 10 or less by French Department (District, 90 in 1940), there were more Maquisards or members of the Resistance in one Department than French in the Waffen SS in the whole of France, I don't have datas about the percentage/number of Dutch or Bel...
by Loïc L.
Sun Dec 03, 2006 5:40 pm
Forum: Unit Histories, Feldpost Numbers & Orders of Battle
Topic: 262nd Armd Company & 102nd AAA Detacht
Replies: 3
Views: 1197

Thank you Thomas,
perhaps it was this curious Panzerjäger Kompanie 262
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gli ... t262-R.htm