German soldiers comb the Westerplatte after it was surrendered to German units from the Schleswig-Holstein landing crew, on September Fewer than 200 Polish soldiers defended the small peninsula, holding off the Germans for seven days.
A young Grenadier of the SS-Panzer-Division "Hitlerjugend" somewhere in Normandy/France, July In the years the average age of the Waffen-SS trooper was
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Waffen-SS Grenadiers are seen at target practice with their Luger pistols in winter gear on a snow-covered range. Note that their holsters are on the left side of the belt so that the pistols could be cross-drawn.