The SS-Polizei Regiment 22 was formed in July 1942 in Prague from Polizei-Regiment Warschau and some smaller independent units. It took part in the crushing of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943 under the SS und Polizeiführer Warschau.
It was stationed in Poland until July 1944 when it was sent to the front where it was destroyed.


Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Petsch
Oberst der Schutzpolizei Rudof Haring (? Apr 1943 - ? June 1944)

Order of battle

I/SS-Polizei Regiment 22
II/SS-Polizei Regiment 22
III/SS-Polizei Regiment 22

Sources used

Bo Knarrström - Judiskt motstånd under andra världskriget
Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Artur Szulc - "Judarna har vapen!" Upproret i Warszawa 1943
Jürgen Stroop - The Stroop Report
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945

Reference material on this unit

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