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-Untersturmführer der Waffen-SS Kjølner
SS-Untersturmführer Per Kjølner
Per Kjølner is a Norwegian volunteer who volunteered for the Waffen-SS as an SS-Schütze in 1941. He first served in SS-Infanterie-Regiment Germania of SS-Division Wiking. After graduating from Bad Tölz in 1943, he became platoon leader in SS-Panzer-Abteilung 11 Hermann von Salza of 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Nordland. Kjølner received the Iron Cross First Class and the Close Combat Clasp in Bronze for his actions in the Battle of Narva. He ended the war as an SS-Untersturmführer. After World War II, Kjølner was tried by Olso Byrett and sentenced to 5 years in prison for treason. He later took over as director of the family company in Norway. Per Kjølner is born in 1921 and is still alive in 2012. Image: Public domain.