Document establishing Kaukasichen Arms Union of SS
Gift of Elsie O. Sang in memory of Philip D. Sang
Id no. 154.88, Document, German
Created by:  Heinrich Himmler
Subject(s):  Himmler, Heinrich, Nazism
Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler signed this document in December 1944, consolidating the SS units in the Caucuses region. The document ordered the creation of a Kaukasischen Arms Union of the SS, to be formed by merging SS units from Azerbaijan, Georgia, the North Caucuses, and Armenia, in which many local Muslims served.
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