Waffen-SS

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Waffen-SS
Waffen SS Logo.jpg
Active 1933–1945
Kintra Banner o Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Allegiance Adolf Hitler
Branch Schutzstaffel
Type
Size 38 Diveesions an mony minor units at its peak
Pairt o Wehrmacht (de facto)
Garrison/HQ SS Führungshauptamt, Berlin
Motto Meine Ehre heißt Treue
(Ma Honour is Loyalty)[1][lower-alpha 1]
Colors Black, White, Reid
Engagements Warld War II
Commanders
Ceremonial chief Heinrich Himmler
Notable
commanders

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]

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  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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