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.
Famous soldiers of the Waffen-SS
Many famous high-ranking commanders like Joachim Peiper and Max Wünsche began their pre-wartime careers in the SS-V.The uniforms and insignia of the Schutzstaffel was designed by SS-Oberführer Prof. Dr. Karl Diebitschen and graphic designer SS-Sturmhauptführer Walter Heck. Hugo Boss company produced these uniforms along with the uniforms of the Hitlerjugend. Images: SS-Obersturmbannführer Peiper and SS-Obersturmführer Wünsche. Commons Bundesarchiv.