SS-Panzergrenadiers Ernst Kalt and Berthold Nasse, "Kampfgruppe Hansen", SS-Panzerdivision 'Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler', smoke a cigarettes after the ambush a column of US Cavalry Group Mechanized in Poteau, Belgium.
SS-Obersturmbannführer Max Wünsche (with the bandaged head), Rgt. Komm. of SS-PzRgt 12 visiting survivors of III.ZUG 15./25 SS PzG. Rgt. at Rots, Normandy on June 9, 1944. Partly seen on the right side of the image is SS-Hauptsturmführer Rudolf von Ribbentrop, 3. Kompanie, I./SS-PzRgt 12, son of German foreign minister von Ribbentrop
SS- An elite corps of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel, which is German for “protective shield”) formed originally within the German Nazi party as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders and led by Heinrich Himmler.
"Elephant" from the tank destroyer battalion. Soldiers of the "Hermann Goering" division walk past a damaged heavy tank destroyer "Elephant" from the tank destroyer battalion in the Italian town of Nettuno, March 1944 (Phil DeFer).