SS soldiers wearing a Germania cuff title. The Regiment Germania left the "Das Reich" in 1940 and became part of the 5th SS-Div. Deutschland, Germania and Der Führer, were organized into the SS-Verfügungs-Division with Paul Hausser as commander. In December 1940 the Germania Regiment was transferred from the Das Reich Division and used to form the cadre of a new division composed of 'Germanic' volunteers, mostly Danes, Norwegians, Dutch, and Belgian Wallons. Inicially named Germania, the…
Bosnian Vice president inspects Muslim troops volunteer SS division, SS Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig, commander of the Handschar Division, on the right photographed in
A Wiking Division machine gunner dashes forward during Operation Barbarossa in His weapon is the machine gun fitted with a drum magazine, holding 50 rounds. As an infantry support weapon German infantry appreciated its robust performance.
A young German soldier. Most likely a member of the SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" which sustained casualties during the Normandy ~ the sweet lads of the Hitlerjugend division also executed around 156 Canadian soldiers after capturing them.