ϟϟ-Obersturmführer der Waffen-SS Scheu

SS-Obersturmführer Scheu
While the other Waffen-SS divisions were becoming famous for their successes on the main sector of the Eastern Front, 6.SS-Gebirgs-Division Nord fought a lonely war admidst the forests, lakes and swamps of Karelia. Image: SS-Obersturmführer Karl-Hans Scheu (1919 – 1991), SS-Reconnaissance Battalion 6, after a long period of combat, a veteran of many long range patrols behind Soviet lines in the wilderness of Karelia in Finland. Here Scheu enjoys a cigarette after just returning from one such operation. Private Collection. Fair use.

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