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Grenadiers of the Waffen SS Division "Totenkopf" examine a Soviet T-26 tank knocked out in battle. Note the NCO on the left pointing to details of the hull.

Waffen SS Mountain Trooper

The 33rd Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS Charlemagne, 1940

Propaganda poster inviting volunteers for enlistment in the Flemish Legion's Waffen SS Division "Langemark" (27.SS Volunteer Grenadier Division - Flemish No. 1).

Young Waffen-SS soldier

Three brothers of the famed 12th SS-Panzer Division Hitlerjugend of the Waffen-SS. 3 x HJ. by Ayame Ekdahl, via Flickr

Waffen SS trooper offers water to mortally wounded Soviet tank crew member, 1943.

Waffen SS Cavalry | Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler and the 12 SS Panzer Division.

A "baby" Waffen SS trooper, most likely of the "Hitlerjugend" SS-Panzer Division that was decimated during fighting in Normandy, June-July 1944. SS recruiters for the division accepted boys as young as 14 into the ranks. By the time of its surrender to the Allies on May 8, 1945, the division stood at 10,000 down from 20,540 at the time of its first deployment.

a tank in battle.

Soviet WW2 Tank With German Markings Found In The Mud After 62 Years. - Imgur

Le "SS-Obersturmbannführer" Paul Kümmel, Kommandeur I.Abteilung / SS-Panzer-Regiment 5 "Wiking" consulte une carte

tank-graveyard 1On the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan there’s a massive collection of abandoned Soviet battle vehicles left behind after the failure of a massive eastern bloc military occupation of the country in the 1970’s and 1980’s. The Soviets left in a hurry and couldn’t be bothered to find a way to get broken-down tanks back home, so now they sit, partially stripped and covered in graffiti. Afghanistan has few recycling facilities

The famous battle at Cologne cathedral. What were the Germans really protecting?

Croatian soldier fighting with the Germans under the banner of the Croatian Division. He carries a M-36 machine gun and plenty of spare ammunition. Note the "potato masher" grenade stuck under his belt.

German captured Soviet BT-5 light tank, 1941

Knocked out French Hochkiss tank.

A Soviet soldier is passing by the destroyed german tank, Panzer IV(F), in Battle of Stalingrad. by gorekun

8th SS division troops.

Soldiers of the 3rd SS Panzer Division during the Battle of Kursk, 1943. It was the last time the german army was on the attack.

SS-Reiter (Private), 8. SS-Kavallerie Division Florian Geyer, summer 1944