The Sonderverband Bergmann was formed by the Abwehr in the fall of 1941 to be used as a security force in the Caucasus. It was withdrawn from the Crimea in February 1943. In late 1943 two battalions of the unit went to Greece and one to Poland.

Order of battle

I. Battalion (Georgian)
II. Battalion (Azerbaijani)
III. Battalion (Kaukasier)

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - Hitler's Renegades: Foreign nationals in the service of the Third Reich
Eduard Abramian - Forgotten Legion: Sonderverbande Bergmann in World War II 1941-1945

Reference material on this unit

Eduard Abramian - Forgotten Legion: Sonderverbande Bergmann in World War II 1941-1945
Albert Jeloschek, Friedrich Richter & Ehrenfried Schütte - Freiwillige vom Kaukasus: Georgier und Tschetschenen auf deutscher Seite

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