Oinonen Group (Ryhmä Oinonen) was formed on 18 June 1941 using E/RvPr (HQ of the Cavalry Brigade) as the HQ unit. It was an ad hoc formation that had a number of brigades, independent battalions and other units under its command.
Ryhmä Oinonen was disbanded in April - May 1942.


Kenraalimajuri Woldemar Oinonen (18 June 1941 - 29 April 1942)

Other militaria

A special medal was awarded to those who served in this unit, the Oinonen Group Commemorative Cross.


(Courtesy of Hans Aronsson)

Sources used

Research by Mikko H.

Reference material on this unit

Tuomas Kortelainen - Ilomantsista Stalinin kanavalle.2.Jääkäriprikaatin taival
Kimmo Sorko - Seiskan Sotatie.Jatkosodan Jääkäripataljoona