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Published: 01 June 2013
Last Updated: 02 June 2013

The Boerenwacht was formed in the Flemish parts of Belgium in 1941 as a rural auxiliary police force, and was a Flemish equivalent of the Wallon Garde Rurale. The members were initially unarmed but starting in 1942 light arms were issued on a limited scale.

Sources used

Carlos Caballero Jurado – Resistance Warfare 1940-45
David Littlejohn – Foreign legions of the Third Reich, vol 2

Reference material on this unit

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