The Waffen-SS (German pronunciation: [ˈvafən.ɛs.ɛs], Armed SS) was created
as the armed wing of the Nazi Party's Schutzstaffel (SS, "Protective Squadron").
After humble beginnings as a protection unit for the NSDAP leadership, the
Waffen-SS eventually grew into a huge force of thirty-eight combat divisions ...
Because of these new responsibilities, the SS divided into two sub-units: the
Allgemeine-SS (General SS), and the Waffen-SS (Armed SS). Combined, these
Camp Ommen was a penal camp in the Netherlands that held Dutch citizens, primarily for trading on the black market or hiding Jews. After the war, Bikker was tried and sentenced in the Netherlands for his crimes but he successfully fled to Germany in 1952 and has lived... More »
Aug 17, 2014 ... The SchutzStaffel or SS was formed in April 1925 as a section of the SA and
functioned as a personal bodyguard for the NSDAP leader, Adolf ...
In order to strengthen the position of the SS relative to the established German
elites after a victorious war, SS chief Heinrich Himmler persuaded Hitler in late ...
From modest beginnings the SS (Schutzstaffel; Protection Squadrons), became a
virtual state within a state in Nazi Germany, staffed by men who perceived ...
The German SS/Waffen-SS in WWII. Of all the German organizations during WWII
, the SS is by far the most infamous - and the least understood amongst ...
Jun 30, 2013 ... Gladiators of World War II - Waffen SS [E1/13]. Vasile Iuga .... Nazi Mega
Weapons S02 E04 Hitlers Megaships - Duration: 54:40. WWIII 610,201 ...