- Published: 10 January 2012 10 January 2012
- Last Updated: 07 April 2012 07 April 2012
It withdrew towards Colmar in late 1944 but its fate is unknown.
Known war crimesThe unit suffered 10 dead due to a road mine near Ugine 5 June 1944 and 28 civilians were killed in the village as reprisal. (1)
In Ruynes-en-Margeride 26 civilians (including two women and one child) and in Clavières 10 civilians were killed by soldiers from this unit 10-11 June 1944. (1)
Soldiers from this regiment were among the 80 German POWs killed by French partisans at Vieugy and Habère-Lullin 29 August and 2 September 1944 in retaliation of the killing of French POWs. (1)
CommandersOberstleutnant der Polizei Bernhard Griese (9th July 1942 - April 1943)
Oberstleutnant der Polizei Hubert Koelbinger (April 1943 - 15 July 1944)
Major der Schutzpolizei Alois Bartscht (15 July 1944 - ?)
Holders of high awardsHolders of the Knight's Cross (1)
- Engelbrecht, Wilhelm 11.12.1944 SS-Hauptsturmführer und Hauptmann der Schupo Fhr II./SS-Pol.Rgt 19 / HSSPF beim Mil.Befh. Frankreich / OB West
Order of battleI/SS-Polizei Regiment 19
II/SS-Polizei Regiment 19
III/SS-Polizei Regiment 19
Known war crimes1. "Konventioneller Krieg oder NS-Weltanschauungskrieg?: Kriegführung und Partisanenbekämpfung in Frankreich 1943/44" by Peter Lieb.
Sources usedPeter Lieb - Konventioneller Krieg oder NS-Weltanschauungskrieg?: Kriegführung und Partisanenbekämpfung in Frankreich 1943/44
Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945
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