Welcome! This is a Non-Political and a Non-Profit site (to include its authors and contributors) and does not subscribe to any revisionist organizations. This site is only to explore the combat role and history of the European Waffen-SS in World War II. Enlistment rolls show that a total of 950,000 men (German and foreigners) served in its ranks between 1940 and 1945. This blog contains a collection of real events and information on these volunteers for historical research and documentation.
ϟϟ-Panzergrenadier-Regiment 25 (Norrey-en-Bessin)
In the sidecar, SS-Hauptsturmführer Rudolf von Ribbentrop, son of the German diplomat and Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop, the motorcycle is driven by SS-Obersturmbannführer Max Wünsche (SS-Panzer-Regiment 12). Rudolf von Ribbentrop is born on May 10 1921 in Wiesbaden and is still alive in 2011. These photographs in Rots is taken by SS-Kriegsberichter Wilfried Woscidlo just minutes after the failed attack in Norrey-en-Bessin on June 9 1944 at 14:30. Scan: Stuttgarter Illustrierte Nr 25 (1944).