ϟϟ-Panzer-Aufklärungs-Abteilung 11

SS-Pz.AA 11 Nordland
Armored Car of the Nordland Division with the Swedish "Hamilton Group" in July 1944. Third man from right is SS-Unterscharführer Ragnar Johansson. He fought in the Swedish Volunteer Corps in Finland before he joined Waffen-SS (SS-Regiment Westland). Johansson served in 5.SS-Panzer-Division Wiking and Nordland between 1941 – 1945. He fell on May 2 1945, the very last day of the Battles for Berlin. Next to him stands SS-Unterscharführer Franz Alfons Wahlberg (1900  1970) from Stockholm. He also served in Wiking and Nordland between 1941 – 1945. Wahlberg was captured by Soviet forces at Reinickendorf - north of Berlin on April 21 1945. He returned to Sweden in 1947. Also seen in this photo is SS-Gebirgsjäger Johan Wahlström, another Stockholmer (5.Wiking and 6.SS-Gebirgs-Division Nord). He was killed in action on July 19 1944. Image: Public domain.

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