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Crimean Tartar "self defence " companies arm badge ?

Article about: Hello, anyone know what arm badge was worn by the Ukrainian / Crimean Tartar self defence battalions ? I think the badge did appear in one of David Littlejohns books. Trig.

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    Hello,

    anyone know what arm badge was worn by the Ukrainian / Crimean Tartar self defence battalions ?
    I think the badge did appear in one of David Littlejohns books.

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    I do not have his books, but the pics i found shows what seems to be the white "Im dienst der deuthcen wehrmacht" armband.
    I hope it helps alittle bit.
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    This should help.
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    From the Littlejohn book.

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    But why "Tartars"? This nation properly called "Tatars", and nothing else.

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    Quote by dimmuborgir95 View Post
    But why "Tartars"? This nation properly called "Tatars", and nothing else.
    You are right the correct term is Tatar!.....
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    Your'e right , my mistake, although I have seen both used.
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    Thanks for the information and photos, much appreciated,

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    Hi,

    were these 8 Tatar self defence companies Hiwis/ hilfswilliger or Ost bataillionen ? The only Tartar eastern troops I know of are the Volga Tatars.

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