|Norwegian SS volunteers Kjølner and Hvistendahl|
ϟϟ-Panzer-Abteilung 11 „Hermann von Salza“
Norwegian volunteers SS-Untersturmführer Per Kjølner and SS-Untersturmführer Thomas Hvistendahl in Narva in 1944. They both served in the 11.SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Nordland's Panzer-Abteilung 11 Hermann von Salza. Kjølner first served in SS-Infanterie-Regiment Germania of SS-Division Wiking. After graduating from Bad Tölz in 1943, he became platoon leader in Hermann von Salza and received the Iron Cross First Class and the Close Combat Clasp in Bronze for his actions in the Battle of Narva. 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. Fair use.