to several available sources we can assume a general appearance of the
BUK partisans. During the summer of 1943 the 115th and 118th battalions
were permitted to use their national symbols on their newly issued
Hilfspolizei uniforms. On the way to France the 115th and 118th
battalions were enlisted into the 30th SS as 62nd and 63rd battalions
respectively and again issued new field uniform. While the part of FFI
many soldiers had their tunics dyed brown by the French.
Generally, two uniform sets can be used in the re-enactment of BUk.
Ukrainian Battallions are also mentioned in a french book "L'epopee de la 13e Demi-brigade de Legion etrangere, 1940-1945". At that point ukrainians were a part of 13th Demi-Brigade of the Foreign Legion. They are described wearing german uniforms and basque berets: "Les Ukrainiens sont de la partie. Coiffés de bérets basques, tout en conservant leur uniforme allemand, ils se ruent à l'assaut de la cote 736."
partisans used issued and captured German weapons, including East Front
small arms. In a photo taken in Camp Bemont 2nd BUK partisans shown with
Czech ZB26/30 machine gun, US M1 81mm mortar and PPSh-41 sub-machine
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