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Pinner: "Otto Gille, a winner of the Knight's Cross with Oakleaves, Swords and Diamonds and of the German Cross in Gold, was the most highly decorated member of the Waffen SS during World War II. By the end of the war he held the rank of SS-Obergruppenfuhrer und General der Waffen-SS. Highly popular among his troops, he survived the war and died in 1966."

卐 SS-Obergruppenfuhrer und General der Waffen-SS Herbert Otto Gille

Hugo Boss, the designer for the nazi uniforms in the 30's and 40's. After the war they paid a 100.000 fine.

Hugo Boss, the designer for the nazi uniforms in the 30's and 40's. After the war they paid a 100.000 fine.

" Hugo Boss " , - the designer for brown shirts uniforms in the , and the manufacture of uniforms designed for nazi`s in the They used jewish slave labor in factory. - After the war they paid a fine .

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (19 March 1912 – 9 February 1996) was a German Luftwaffe General and flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe. A flying ace or fighter ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defence of the Reich fronts. He was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the Western Allies.

WWII PHOTO 5x7 German Pilot Luftwaffe Adolf Galland ACE / SIGNED

Generalleutnant der Luftwaffe Adolf Joseph Ferdinand Galland fought in Poland and In in an Me 262 ,Survived the entire War and died at the age of 83 as one of the most Decorated Luftwaffe Generals ,a true Ace of Aces!

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“Why can’t I hold all this kraut guns” US soldier poses holding three a MG 34 and a MG 42 alongside his Garand.

General of Panzer Troops Hasso von Manteuffel was one of the most strategically gifted German general officers during WW2.As a colonel on the Eastern Front he led his men within 50 miles of Moscow. He also fought in North Africa and during the Ardennes Offensive.In March 1945, commanding the 3rd Panzer Army,he succeeded in reaching the British lines and saved 300,000 soldiers from Soviet captivity.Postwar, he was involved in politics and visited the US as an official guest of the USG (died…

General der Panzertruppen Hasso von Manteuffell the most successful German General in the ardeenes offensive.

The Face Of War - Christian Tyschen.  Christian joined the SS in December 1931 and was assigned to 50 Standarte. Ten months later he transferred to SSVT. He became a company leader of 'Germania' in October 1936 until December 1938 when he was promoted to be a batallion commander.  He was a Battalion Commander of "Der Führer" Regiment, part of the 2nd SS Panzer Grenadier Division "Das Reich".in Russia in 1942 when he took a hit from a shell which shattered his jawbone. He spent many months…

Knight’s Cross winner SS-Sturmbannführer Christian Tychsen won the award in March 1943 while commanding II. Abteilung, SS-Panzer-Regiment 2 of the ‘Das Reich’ Division and in October that year.

March 18, 1940 	Mussolini joins Hitler in Germany's war against France and Britain  | benito mussolini fascist leader of italy promises to fight the ...

pinner writes: The Pact of Steel (German: Stahlpakt; Italian: Patto d'Acciaio), known formally as the Pact of Friendship and Alliance between Germany and Italy, was an agreement between Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany signed on May 1939

Obergruppenführer Artur Martin Phleps of the 7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division Prinz Eugen, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Obergruppenführer Artur Martin Phleps of the 7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division Prinz Eugen, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Waffen SS Obengruppenfuhrer,General Herbert Otto Gille- command 5'th SS Panzergrenadier division Wiking-German general,winner of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds,and German Cross in Gold, the most highly decorated member of the Waffen SS,held the rank of SS-Obergruppenfuhrer und General der Waffen-SS and was the last regular officer of the Waffen-SS to be promoted to that rank with date of rank from 9 November 1944-Gille was instrumental in the…

Herbert Otto Gille (March 1897 in Gandersheim – December was a…

Theodor Eicke  Kommandant at Dachau (1933-1934.)  One of the most brutal men in the concentration camp system, he became the Inspector of Concentration Camps, after his stint at Dachau.  He later served in the SS Totenkopf Division and assumed command of that formation.  He was a winner of the Knight’s Cross with Oak Leaves; he was killed when his aircraft was shot down in Russia on February 26, 1943.

✠ Theodor Eicke October 1892 – 26 February While performing a battlefield reconnaissance his aircraft was shot down,

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