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The Waffen-SS (German pronunciation: [ˈvafən.ɛs.ɛs], Airmed SS) wis creatit as the airmed wing o the Nazi Pairty's Schutzstaffel ("Pertective Squadron"),[2] an gradually developed intae a multi-ethnic an multi-naitional militar force o Nazi Germany.[3]

Waffen-SS
Waffen SS Logo.jpg
Active1933–1945
Kintra Nazi Germany
AllegianceAdolf Hitler
Brainch Schutzstaffel
Teep
Size38 Diveesions an mony minor units at its peak
Pairt oWehrmacht (de facto)
Garrison/HQSS Führungshauptamt, Berlin
Motto(s)Meine Ehre heißt Treue
(Ma Honour is Loyalty)[1][lower-alpha 1]
ColoursBlack, White, Reid
EngagementsWarld War II
Commanders
Ceremonial chiefHeinrich Himmler
Notable
commanders

NotesEedit

  1. This motto wis nae uised bi foreign conscript formations such as the 15t an 19t Latvie an 20t Estonie Waffen Grenadier Diveesions.

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