SS divisions in ww2
Ukrainian soldiers from the 14. Waffen Grenadier Division der SS Galicia (ukrainische Nr 1) in the midst of a training exercises as they practice how to capture an undamaged bridge, perform a simulation of an amphibious assault of enemy river bank, and train in the marshy swamps. Neuhammer training area in Silesia in spring of 1944.
D Day in color, A Radio Operator of the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" receives a message in the Caen area during the fighting after the Allied landings in Normandy. June/July 1944 In the background is a backpack HF radio Torn.Fu.g 'Gustav'. The equipment was used in the motorized infantry, including the communication on the battlefield with the commander's tanks and armored vehicles.
Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - 1945..+ all fields of WWII - Page 721
German SS soldiers of the motorized SS Panzer Division Reich (from 1943 onward, 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich; previously, SS-Verfügungstruppe, or SS-VT) on motorcycles and in a Wanderer W-11 car drive down Amsterdamvaart street in Haarlem during the German invasion of the Netherlands and the beginning of the Battle of the Netherlands.
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Men of ‘Das Reich’ Division entering Kharkov in March 1943. These young Waffen-SS men are riding on a Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.M and are wearing the fur lined anorak. The unit’s ‘wolf’s hook’ symbol is faintly visible on the rear of the vehicle. The tank turret visible in the foreground is from a Pz.Kpfw.IV.