Idel Ural Legion

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A Volga Tatar in German uniform
A Volga Tatars Wehrmacht unit

The Volga-Tatar Legion (German: Wolgatatarische Legion) or Legion Idel-Ural (Janalif: Idel-Ural Legionь) was a volunteer Wehrmacht unit composed of Muslim Volga Tatars/Bulgars, but also included other Idel-Ural peoples such as Bashkirs, Chuvashes, Mari people, Udmurt people, and Mordva.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Hitler's Soviet Muslim Legions
  2. ^ Volga Tatar/Bulgar Legion Idel-Ural signs