Ost-Hiwi from the Gebirgs-Division of the Wehrmacht


Equestrian unit of Ost-Hiwi of Soviet prisoners of Gebirgs-Division of the Wehrmacht.
Hiwi (Hilfswilliger, who wants to help) is the so-called Wehrmacht volunteer aides who were recruited (including forced mobilized) from the local population in the occupied territories of the USSR and from Soviet prisoners of war.



Date: Fall 1942

In : 1942

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