|SS-Untersturmführer Pehrsson with fellow Waffen-SS officers|
ϟϟ-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11 „Schwedenzug/Schwedenkompanie“
The photo shows the company commander of the SS-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11 aka Panzergruppe Saalbach Hans-Gösta Pehrsson with fellow Swedes at the Narva front. The Nordland Division's manpower strength was 11,749 officers and men in June 1944. The volunteers, from left to right: SS-Untersturmführer Gösta Borg who served with 5.Wiking and 11.Nordland 1941-1945. Ukraine 1941, Breslau and Bad Tölz 1943-1944, Ostpreußen, Viborg, Narva, Warszawa and the Ardennes 1944. Returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Untersturmführer Hans-Caspar Kreuger who served with 5.Wiking and 11.Nordland (33.Charlemagne not conf.) 1942-1945. Klagenfurt and Bad Tölz 1943-1944. Ukraine 1943, Narva 1944 and Berlin 1945. Exiled in Argentina after the war. SS-Untersturmführer Hans-Gösta Pehrsson, who served with Freikorps Danmark and 11.Nordland 1941-1945. Novgorod 1941-1942, Leningrad 1942, Demyansk 1942, Bad Tölz 1942-1943, Narva and Latvia 1944 and Pommern and Berlin 1945. Promoted SS-Hauptsturmführer and appointed Generalstabsoffizier 1945. Returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Untersturmführer Gunnar Eklöf who served with 5.Wiking and 11.Nordland 1941-1945. Bad Tölz and Croatia 1943, Narva and Dünaburg 1944 and Berlin 1945. Appointed company commander with SS-Jagdverband Nordwest 1945. Returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Obersturmführer Carl Ferdinand Stodenberg Svensson who served with 5.Wiking, 11.Nordland and 12.Hitlerjugend 1941-1945. Bad Tölz 1942, Leningrad 1943, the Balkans, Normandy, Arnhem and Narva 1944 and on the Rhine front 1945. Returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Untersturmführer Thorkell Tillmann who served with 11.Nordland and 12.Hitlerjugend 1942-1944. Sennheim and Bad Tölz 1943. Narva and Normandy 1944. Killed in action on June 26 1944 in Normandie. The photo was taken in the spring of 1944 by the Swede SS-Untersturmführer Rune Ahlgren who served with 11.Nordland 1943-1944. Bad Tölz 1943. Narva and Latvia 1944. Killed in action on October 30 1944 at Preekuln in Latvia as SS-Obersturmführer and platoon commander. Courtesy of Joakim Munter.