Idel Ural Legion

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

See also


  1. Hitler's Soviet Muslim Legions
  2. Volga Tatar/Bulgar Legion Idel-Ural signs Idel-Ural Legionaries brought together about 40,000 volunteers mainly ex-prisoners of war.
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