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-Panzerkorps: Third Battle of Kharkov
MG42 Gunner of SS-Pz.Korps
SS-Uscharf. of SS-Pz.Gren.Div. Totenkopf
Left image: an unidentified SS gunner of the SS-Panzerkorps staring into the distance during or after the retaking of Kharkov in March 1943. According to various sources, a member of the SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Das Reich. Commons: Bundesarchiv. Right image: a great portrait taken by SS-Kriegsberichter Hermann Grönert showing a cheerful-looking SS-Unterscharführer of the SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Totenkopf during the Third Battle of Kharkov in 1943. Note the skull insignia in his winter hat. None of the soldiers have been identified. US National Archives and Records Administration.