Armenian Legion facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsArmenische Legion
Patch of the legion
|Active||4 July 1942 – 8 June 1944|
|Branch||Nazi Germany Army|
|Size||11,600 – 33,000|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Ceremonial chief||Drastamat Kanayan|
The Armenian Legion, also known as the Armenian Battalion, was a military unit in the German Army during World War II. It primarily consisted of Soviet Armenians, who had been taken prisoner by the Nazis, and commanded by General Drastamat Kanayan.
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