The Waffen-SS (German pronunciation: [ˈvafən.ɛs], Armed SS) was created as the armed wing of the Nazi Party's Schutzstaffel (SS, "Protective Squadron"), and gradually developed into a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of Nazi Germany
Soldiers of the Waffen SS. The best trained and well-equipped paramilitary force in the world. Normal German soldiers had to prove their pure lineage back 50 years to join. Officers had to prove 200 years back.
1939 09 02 A Polish cavalry unit dares to attack a German motorcycle unit with only a sword. Since the end of the Great War, the Polish army was much less advanced than the German Army, often sending cavalry against German Panzer columns.