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The Nazis regarded the SS as an elite unit, the party's "Praetorian Guard", originally with all SS personnel being selected on the principles of racial purity and ...

Nazi SS guards being tortured in Dachau witnessed by American ...

May 19, 2015 ... Revealed: American doctor's first-hand account of how he saw Dachau's SS guards being tortured and shot dead by GIs in 'cold blood' ...

The female SS Auschwitz guard who trained Alsatian to ... - Daily Mail

Apr 23, 2015 ... Now, seven decades on and in the twilight of their lives, these former SS guards who ruled the human slaughterhouse Auschwitz with an iron ...

Revealed: Allied soldiers massacred Nazi SS guards during ...

May 19, 2015 ... Newly-found letters from an American Second World War doctor detail how German SS guards were massacred by Allied troops during the ...
Photograph from the Main Commission for the Investigation of Nazi War Crimes, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives. SS Guards stand in formation behind outside the commandant's house in the Belzec death camp. Pictured (in the front row from right to left) are: SS Rottenfu... More »
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The SS - World War II -

The SS initially consisted of eight individuals, all of whom were entrusted to personally guard Hitler and other top Nazis. Julius Schreck (1898-1936), a dedicated ...

The Real 'Beast of Belsen'? Irma Grese and Female Concentration ...

Jun 1, 2015 ... Scenes like this were inflicted by thousands of SS guards who reigned terror upon millions of prisoners interned in the hundreds of ...

SS: Decline, Disintegration, and Trials

Even at the height of its power and influence in 1942–1944, the SS was not ... Moreover, the SS camp staff and guards shot, hanged, or otherwise killed ...

SS Police State - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

An important tool of Nazi terror was the Protective Squad (Schutzstaffel), or SS, which began as a special guard for Adolf Hitler and other party leaders.

Former Auschwitz SS guard, Holocaust survivor embrace at trial ...

Apr 25, 2015 ... Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor and former SS guard Oskar Groening embrace during the latter's trial on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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Q: What does SS guard mean?
A: SS - Schutzstaffel Schutzstaffel - Protection Squad (literal translation) The SS ran the concentration camps. Please see the related question for more informati... Read More »
Q: Who were the SS Guards of Auschwitz?
A: Battalion Commanders: SS-Sturmbannführer Max Gebhardt, SS-Sturmbannführer Arthur Plorin. Guard Company Commanders: SS-Sturmbannführer Otto Stoppel. Guard Platoo... Read More »
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Q: What did male SS guards do in the holocaust?
A: the SS was Adolf Hitler's own personal creation, headed by Heinrich Himmler and very different from the German army. when the German Army took over a town or ci... Read More »