Waffen-SS foreign volunteers and conscripts

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During World War II, the Waffen-SS recruited significant numbers of non-Germans, both as volunteers and conscripts.wikipedia
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Waffen-SS

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During World War II, the Waffen-SS recruited significant numbers of non-Germans, both as volunteers and conscripts. The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was created as the militarized wing of the Schutzstaffel (SS; "Protective Squadron") of the Nazi Party.
Its formations included men from Nazi Germany, along with volunteers and conscripts from both occupied and unoccupied lands.

11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland

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Recruitment began in April 1940 with the creation of two regiments: Nordland (later SS Division Nordland) and Westland (later SS Division Wiking).
SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier-Division "Nordland") was a Waffen-SS division recruited from foreign volunteers and conscripts.

Swedish extradition of Baltic soldiers

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Some 146 Baltic soldiers from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia who fought against Soviets and escaped to Sweden were extradited to the Soviet Union in 1946.
The Swedish extradition of Baltic soldiers, in Sweden known as the Extradition of the Balts (Baltutlämningen), is a controversial political event that took place in 1945-1946, when Sweden extradited some 150 Latvian and Estonian Waffen-SS volunteers and conscripts who had been drafted and recruited by Germany to fight against the Soviet Union during World War II.

21st Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Skanderbeg

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*21st Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Skanderbeg

13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Handschar (1st Croatian)

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23rd Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Kama (2nd Croatian)

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26th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (2nd Hungarian)

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24th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS Karstjäger

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14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (1st Galician)

14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (1st Ukrainian)14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS Galicia (1st Ukrainian)SS Division Galicia

British Free Corps

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*British Free Corps of the Waffen-SS

World War II

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During World War II, the Waffen-SS recruited significant numbers of non-Germans, both as volunteers and conscripts.

German-occupied Europe

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In total some 500,000 non-Germans and ethnic Germans from outside Germany, mostly from German-occupied Europe, were recruited between 1940 and 1945.

SS Führungshauptamt

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The units were under the control of the SS Führungshauptamt (SS Command Main Office) beneath Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

Reichsführer-SS

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The units were under the control of the SS Führungshauptamt (SS Command Main Office) beneath Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

Heinrich Himmler

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The units were under the control of the SS Führungshauptamt (SS Command Main Office) beneath Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

Oberkommando der Wehrmacht

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Upon mobilization, the units' tactical control was given to the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (High Command of the Armed Forces).

Schutzstaffel

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The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was created as the militarized wing of the Schutzstaffel (SS; "Protective Squadron") of the Nazi Party.

Nazi Party

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The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was created as the militarized wing of the Schutzstaffel (SS; "Protective Squadron") of the Nazi Party.

Sepp Dietrich

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Its origins can be traced back to the selection of a group of 120 SS men in 1933 by Sepp Dietrich to form the Sonderkommando Berlin, which became the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH).

1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler

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Its origins can be traced back to the selection of a group of 120 SS men in 1933 by Sepp Dietrich to form the Sonderkommando Berlin, which became the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH).