Spanish volunteers of the Blue Division celebrate their departure to Bavaria for training before heading to the Eastern Front. Although Spain officially remained neutral during the war, approximately 47,000 Spaniards would volunteer to fight for Germany. They were awarded both Spanish and German military awards, and were the only division to be awarded a medal of their own (the Spanish Volunteer Medal), commissioned by Adolf Hitler. Madrid, Spain, 1941.
Spanish Azul Division
The 15 cm sIG 33 (Sf) auf Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf B (sometimes referred to as the Sturmpanzer I Bison) was a German self-propelled heavy infantry gun used during World War II.
Spanish Republican combatants, Barcares Concentration Camp, Barcares, France 1939 FOTO DE IONE ROBINSON
Spain - 1938. - GC - Un bombardero Heinkel He 111 de la Legión Cóndor siendo recargado con bombas.
Ferenc Szálasi was the leader of the National Socialist Arrow Cross Party – Hungarist Movement, the "Leader of the Nation", being both Head of State and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Hungary's "Government of National Unity" for the final three months of Hungary's participation in World War II. During his brief rule, Szálasi's men murdered 10,000–15,000 Jews. After the war, he was executed by the Soviets for crimes against the state.
ALCANTARA Destinado como conductor en el grupo de transportes de la División Azul.
Swedish SS volunteers of the so-called “Schwedenkompanie”, or “Schwedenzug" (Sweden Platoon) of the 3rd Mechanized Infantry Company, SS Armoured Reconnaissance Detachment 11 of 11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland (AA11) are photographed during the Battle of Narva. The unofficially named Sweden Platoon was led by SS-Untersturmführer Hans-Gösta Pehrsson (later promoted to SS-Hauptsturmführer). Although Sweden remained neutral throughout the war, many Swedes volunteered to…