Albanian Militia

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The Albanian Militia (Milizia fascista albanese, MFA) was an Albanian fascist paramilitary group formed in 1939 following the Italian invasion of Albania in April 1939, part of the Italian Blackshirts (MVSN). It was recruited from Italians living in Albania and later on Albanians were also recruited. It was headquartered in Tirana and consisted of four legions:

  • First Albanian Legion of the Albanian Militia – Tirana
  • Second Albanian Legion of the Albanian Militia – Korçë
  • Third Legion of the Albanian Militia – Vlorë
  • Fourth Legion of the Albanian Militia – Shkodër

It was disbanded in 1943 following the surrender of Italy in World War II.