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SS-Kavallerie-Ersatz Abteilung

A pair of German soldiers of the Waffen-SS Kavallerie Ersatz Abteilung enjoy a chat as a horse is prepared for another operation.


Soldiers of the Waffen SS. The best trained and well-equipped paramilitary force in the world. Normal German soldiers had to prove their pure lineage back 50 years to join. Officers had to prove 200 years back.

SS-Schütze Klaus Schuh (KIA 26.06.1944) and SS-Unterscharführer Koslowski, of SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment 25, 12. SS-Panzerdivision 'Hitlerjugend' after the fierce fightings in Norrey-en-Bessin. Rots, northwest at Caen, Normandy. 9 June 1944.

June Waffen SS-Schütze Klaus Schuh (killed June with his machine gun and Waffen SS-Unterscharführer Koslowski, belonging to the SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment Waffen SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend".