The Lettisches Grenzschutz Regiment 5 (Polizei) was formed in February 1944 and disbanded in December 1944.


Waffen-Obersturmbannführer Janis Zvaigzne (? Feb 1944 - ? Dec 1944)

Order of battle

I. Bataillon
II. Bataillon
III. Bataillon
IV. Bataillon

Sources used

Osvalds Freivalds (editor) - Latviesu karavirs otra pasaules kara laika Vol. 4
Richard Landwehr - The Latvian border guard regiments attached to the Waffen-SS (in Siegrunen #80)
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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