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American volunteers in the Waffen SS -

At least 8 American Waffen SS soldiers were killed wearing the hated SS uniform. In addition to Waffen SS, numerous ethnic Germans who were born in the USA served in the Wehrmacht.

SS-Untersturmführer Ewald Ehm Deutschland Rgt

Ewald Ehm was born on 30 December 1919 in Fleming/ Germany. He earned his awards within the SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 3 "Deutschland" of the SS-Panzer-Division "Das Reich".

5th SS Panzer Division -Waffen SS soldiers shooting German P08 "LUGER PISTOL"

Waffen-SS grenadiers are seen at target practice with their Luger pistols in winter gear on a snow-covered range. Note that their holsters are on the left side of the belt so that the pistols could be cross-drawn.

SS-Sturmbannführer Hubert-Erwin Meierdress (rechts), Kommandant des 3. Panzerregiments der Division Totenkopf - hier neben einem unbekanntem SS-Hauptsturmführer - im Hintergrund ein T-34, warscheinlich als Beutepanzer

SS-Sturmbannführer Hubert-Erwin Meierdress (right), commander of 3 of the Totenkopf Division, who took part in the battles east of Warsaw, where his unit destroyed many Soviet.

SS soldier from 2nd SS Panzer Corps after the Third Battle of Kharkov, March 1943.

An SS soldier from SS Panzer Corps staring into the distance after the retaking of Kharkov, March Un soldat SS du SS Panzer Corps regardant dans la distance après la reprise de Kharkov, Mars 1943