The Centro Addestramento Reparti Speciali (CARS) was formed in April 1944 and used for anti-partisan operations. It was disbanded in September and used to form the independent 1. Regiment Cacciatori degli Appennini.

Order of battle

1. Regiment "Cacciatori degli Appennini"
2. GNR Regiment (Guardia Nazionale Repubblicana)
3. Regiment "Compagnie della Morte
4. Regiment "Cavalieri di Lombardia"

Sources used

George F. Nafziger - Waffen-SS and other units in World War II
Giuseppe Rocco - L'organizzazione militare della RSI: sul finire della seconda guerra mondiale

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