The Polizei Regiment Griese was formed in February 1943 and was used to form a new SS-Polizei-Regiment 14 in March 1943.
In February the 13. Polizei-Panzer-Kompanie was assigned to the regiment.

Known war crimes

The regiment took part in the deportation of Jews from Marseille in early 1943. (1)

Commanders

Oberst der Schutzpolizei Bernhard Griese (? Feb 1943 - ? Mar 1943)

General Hans-Gustav Felber, Oberst Bernhard Griese and SS-Brigadeführer Carl Oberg (HSSPF Frankreich) talking during the deportation of Jews from Marseille
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Soldiers from Polizei Regiment Griese taking part in the deportation of Jews from Marseille
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Soldiers from Polizei Regiment Griese taking part in the deportation of Jews from Marseille
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Footnotes

1. "The Holocaust & the Jews of Marseille: the enforcement of anti-Semitic policies in Vichy France" by Donna F. Ryan and "Hitler's police battalions: Enforcing racial war in the East" by Edward B. Westermann.

Sources used

Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Werner Regenberg - Armored Vehicles and Units of the German Order Police
Donna F. Ryan - The Holocaust & the Jews of Marseille: the enforcement of anti-Semitic policies in Vichy France
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945
Edward B. Westermann - Hitler's police battalions: Enforcing racial war in the East

Reference material on this unit

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