The Polizei-Regiment Süd was formed in June 1941 to be used in the rear area of Heeresgruppe Süd. It was redesignated SS-Polizei-Regiment 10 in July 1942.

Known war crimes

Soldiers from the Nachrichtenabteilung of this unit were involved in the killing of at least 100 Jews near Kiew and an additional 60 in Brody in 1941. (1)

Commanders

Oberst der Schupo Hermann Franz
Oberstleutnant der Schupo Rene Rosenbauer

Order of battle

Polizei-Bataillon 45
Polizei-Bataillon 303
Polizei-Bataillon 314

An armored car unit was attached to the regiment.

Footnotes

1. "Justiz und NS-Verbrechen" by C.F. Rüter & D.W. de Mildt.

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
C.F. Rüter & D.W. de Mildt - Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945

Reference material on this unit

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