The National Republican Guard (GNR) was formed in late 1943.
The new Italian Social Republic set aside her internal police functions. Number of Guard reached 80 000, the main task was to fight the partisans. In addition to units that are intended to protect strategic installations, border of forest and legions of the GNR were also part of combat units - a parachute battalion and Panzer Group.
Militiamens were varied uniforms of various military designs. Logo for hats were the two letters "M", united in the form of wings, between which was the fascia. This emblem was gold for officers and silver for sergeants and privates to red.
Militiaman wearing a jacket and trousers sewn from camouflage cloth with green stains, nut-brown and gray. On a collar attached to the Republican emblem in the form of a sword in a wreath of white metal. Hat is gray-green or black "bustina." In the hands of sub-machine gun "Beretta" M 1938 A.