Oinonen Group (Ryhmä Oinonen) was formed on 18 June 1941 using E/RvPr (HQ of the Cavalry Brigade) as the HQ unit. It was an ad hoc formation that had a number of brigades, independent battalions and other units under its command.
Ryhmä Oinonen was disbanded in April - May 1942.

Commanders

Kenraalimajuri Woldemar Oinonen (18 June 1941 - 29 April 1942)

Other militaria

A special medal was awarded to those who served in this unit, the Oinonen Group Commemorative Cross.

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(Courtesy of Hans Aronsson)

Sources used

Research by Mikko H.

Reference material on this unit

Tuomas Kortelainen - Ilomantsista Stalinin kanavalle.2.Jääkäriprikaatin taival
Kimmo Sorko - Seiskan Sotatie.Jatkosodan Jääkäripataljoona

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