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The tanks and panzergrenadiers of the Wiking Division advance, covering endless plains and rapidly seizing terrain further to the East in the summer of 1942. Colonel-General Ewald von Kleist’s panzers were unleashed in the second week of July and smashed through the weak Soviet defences at Rostov. The Wiking Division took part in the clearing of the city before it was ordered to lead the advance southwards, with the 13th Panzer Division, as part of LVII Panzer Corps.

The tanks and panzergrenadiers of the Wiking Division advance, covering endless plains and rapidly seizing terrain further to the East in the summer of 1942. Colonel-General Ewald von Kleist’s panzers were unleashed in the second week of July and smashed through the weak Soviet defences at Rostov. The Wiking Division took part in the clearing of the city before it was ordered to lead the advance southwards, with the 13th Panzer Division, as part of LVII Panzer Corps.

Waffen SS Grenadiers near a Panther from I./SS-Panzer Regiment 12, 25 June 1944.

SS- An elite corps of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel, which is German for “protective shield”) formed originally within the German Nazi party as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders and led by Heinrich Himmler.

Machine Gunner with an MG42 over his shoulder. The weapon has a gertrommel (belt drum) attached to it.

Machine Gunner with an over his shoulder. The weapon has a gertrommel (belt drum) attached to it.

German 1st SS flakpanzer gepard 38t, anti-aircraft gun.

Reich SS Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler soldiers with SdKfz fitted with a cm FlaK 36 gun, Ukraine 1941

Exhausted Wehrmacht troopers travelling in convoy on a BMW R12 and sidecar of the 2./Motorcycle Infantry Company, 8th Panzer Division, somewhere on the Eastern Front in 1941.

Exhausted Wehrmacht troopers travelling in convoy on a BMW and sidecar of the Infantry Company, Panzer Division, somewhere on the Eastern Front in During the campaigns that spread across Europe and into the Soviet Union,.

Výsledok vyhľadávania obrázkov pre dopyt gaz aaa truck

Soviet truck in german hands - eastern front pin by Paolo Marzioli

Color photos of the 12. SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend during its service in Normandy in the summer of 1944.

Color photos of the 12. SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend during its service in Normandy in the summer of 1944.

Color photos of the 12. SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend during its service in Normandy in the summer of 1944.

Color photos of the 12. SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend during its service in Normandy in the summer of 1944.

Waffen SS soldier.

Oskar Wolkerstorfer was an Austrian soldier who served in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He held the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer and was one of the .

S018172 WAFFEN-SS FIRST PATTERN TROPICAL PITH HELMET. (Tropenhelm)  BACKGROUND: Originally tropical uniforms, headgear and equipment were first developed and introduced in late 1940 and early 1941 for wear by DAK, Deutsches Afrika Korps, (German Africa Corps), army personnel serving in North Africa. As the Waffen-SS were not engaged in North Africa they were not originally included in the issue of tropical items. Regulations issued in early 1941 actually prohibited Waffen-SS personnel from…

Waffen-SS first pattern tropical pith helmet, late 1940 and early 1941 for wear by, German Africa Corps (Tropenhelm)

Sd.Kfz. 164 Panzerjager Nashorn of Schwere Panzerjager Abteilung 655 in Eastern Front,1943.

164 Panzerjager Nashorn of Schwere Panzerjager Abteilung 655 in Eastern

German soldier with mp 40 and pipe. So German!! :-)   FUR DAS VATERLAND!!!!!

german soldier of the SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler armed with a sub machine gun (Kharkov,

Tiger 007 is manned by tank ace Michael Wittmann and his battle tested crew, who would at the end perish during the defense of France in Normandy 1944.

Panzer VI Tiger 007 is manned by tank ace Michael Wittmann and his battle tested crew, who would at the end perish during the defense of France in Normandy

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