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From "Das Reich" to "Wiking" i will explore the many units of the SS and German Army along with their weapons so enjoy the ride!
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Unit Spotlight #4

Posted April 1st, 2016 at 07:19 PM by TotalAaron (Nazi Unit and Weapon Spotlight)

33rd Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS Charlemagne

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Charlemagne Regiment are collective names used for units of French volunteers in the Wehrmacht and later Waffen-SS during World War II. From estimates of 7,400 to 11,000 at its peak in 1944, the strength of the division fell to just sixty men in May 1945.

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Unit Spotlight #3

Posted April 1st, 2016 at 05:38 AM by TotalAaron (Nazi Unit and Weapon Spotlight)

37th SS Volunteer Cavalry Division Lützow
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37th SS Volunteer Cavalry Division Lützow was a German military unit of World War II. It was formed in February 1945, consisting of remnants of 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer and 22nd SS Volunteer Cavalry Division Maria Theresia, including former's SS Pionier Battalion 8, in addition to mostly 16- or 17-year-old...
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Notable SS Commander #1

Posted April 1st, 2016 at 03:26 AM by TotalAaron (Nazi Unit and Weapon Spotlight)

SS-Brigadeführer Wilhelm Mohnke

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BIO:
(15 March 1911 – 6 August 2001) was one of the original 120 members of the SS-Staff Guard (Stabswache) "Berlin" formed in March 1933. From those ranks, Mohnke rose to become one of Adolf Hitler's last remaining generals. He joined the Nazi Party in September 1931.

Mohnke saw action with the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler...
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Unit Spotlight #2

Posted April 1st, 2016 at 12:10 AM by TotalAaron (Nazi Unit and Weapon Spotlight)

38th SS Division Nibelungen
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It was formed in March 1945 from the staff and students of the SS-Junkerschule* at Bad Tölz.

*was a term introduced by Nazi Germany in 1937 for the SS leadership training facilities established at Bad Tölz and Braunschweig in 1934 and 1935

It was first given the title of the SS-Junkerschule Bad Tölz Division, but was renamed the SS-Division Junkerschule...
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Weapon Spotlight #1

Posted March 31st, 2016 at 11:10 PM by TotalAaron (Nazi Unit and Weapon Spotlight)

The Karabiner 98 kurz

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Type: Bolt Action Rifle
Place of Origin: Nazi Germany
Designed: 1935
Manufacturer: Mauser
Produced: 1935-1945
Number Built: 14,600,000
Weight: 3.7-4.1Kg
Length: 1,110 mm (43.70 in)
Barrel Length: 610 mm (24.02 in)
Cartridge: 7.92×57mm Mauser
Range: 500-1000m

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