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.
Alte Kameraden „Schwedenzug/Schwedenkompanie“
Six Swedish officers in the Waffen-SS at the Narva front in the spring of 1944. From left to right: SS-Untersturmführer Gösta Borg (5.Wiking/11.Nordland 1941 – 1945). Ukraine in 1941, Breslau and Bad Tölz in 1943 – 1944, Ost Preußen, Viborg, Narva, Warszawa and the Ardennes in 1944. He returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Untersturmführer Hans-Caspar Krueger (5.Wiking/11.Nordland/33.Charlemagne 1942 – 1945). Klagenfurt and Bad Tölz in 1943 and 1944. Ukraine in 1943, Narva in 1944 and Berlin in 1945. Exiled in Argentina after WWII. SS-Untersturmführer Hans-Gösta Pehrsson, later promoted SS-Hauptsturmführer (Freikorps Danmark/11.Nordland 1941 – 1945). Novgorod in 1941 – 1942. Leningrad in 1942, Bad Tölz in 1943, Narva, Estonia and Latvia in
1944 and in Pomerania and Berlin in 1945. He returned to Sweden 1945. SS-Untersturmführer Gunnar Eklöf (5.Wiking/11.Nordland/17.Götz von Berlichingen 1941 – 1945). Bad Tölz and Croatia in 1943, Narva and Dünaburg in 1944 and Berlin in 1945. He returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Obersturmführer Carl Ferdinand Stodenberg Svensson (5.Wiking/11.Nordland/12.Hitlerjugend 1941 – 1945). Bad Tölz in 1942, Leningrad in 1943, in the Balkans, Normandie, Arnhem and Narva in 1944 and on the Rhine front 1945 before he returned to Sweden in 1945. SS-Untersturmführer Carl-Johannes Torkel Tillman (11.Nordland/12.Hitlerjugend 1942 – 1944). Sennheim and Bad Tölz in 1943. Narva and Normandie in 1944. Killed in action on June 26 1944 in Normandie. Behind the camera is SS-Untersturmführer Rune Ahlgren (11.Nordland 1943 – 1944). Bad Tölz. Narva and Latvia in 1944. Killed in action on October 30 1944 at Preekuln, Latvia as platoon commander in Nordland. Public domain.