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III. (germanische) SS-Panzerkorps
Swedish SS-Untersturmführer Pehrsson
After the encirclement was broken at the front near Leningrad, 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Nordland, along with the rest of III (Germanic) SS-Panzerkorps, fought it's way back to the city of Narva in Estonia where a new line of defence was being organised. SS-Obergruppenführer Felix Steiner´s III. SS-Panzer-Korps on the Narva Front, principally made up of Scandinavians and Dutch, comprising the 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Nordland and the 4.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Brigade Nederland. Operating within the same sector (Sinimäe/Blue Hills) were the 15. and 19.Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS, both Latvian volunteer divisions, the Estonian 20.Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS, the Flemish volunteers of 6.SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade Langemark and SS-Standartenführer Leon Degrelle´s Walloons in the 5.SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade Wallonien. Left image: An unidentified SS-Grenadier of III.SS-Panzerkorps during the Battle of Narva in February 1944. Commons: Bundesarchiv. Right image: The Swedish volunteer SS-Untersturmführer Hans-Gösta Pehrsson at the Narva front in the spring of 1944. Public domain.