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  • The killings in the camps were carried out by the Totenkopfverbände (Death's Head Units) of the SS, assisted by various deserters from the Soviet Army and by others.
  • Mass shootings in Russia were mainly done by special squads ("Einsatzgruppen") of the SD and some specially formed police (!) units.
  • Ukrainian, Latvian and Bosnian units in the Waffen-SS also played a part.
  • Local volunteers, for example in Lithuania.
  • Croatia and Romania carried out their own national 'holocausts'.

The killings were carried out by the SS, assisted by various collaborators.
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