During the night and into the next day, several Waffen-SS kampfgruppen swept through central Kharkov. Every block had to be cleared of enemy troops. The SS-Panzergrenadiers encountered especially stubborn resistance from NKVD troops in the last remaining pockets of Soviet resistance. Image: An unidentified SS-Oberscharführer and SS-Panzergrenadiers of SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Totenkopf mounted on a Panzer IV during the mopping-up operation in Kharkov. Notice the MG 42. Commons: Bundesarchiv.