[Below: Dutch belt buckle 'RECHT EN TROUW' (Right and Faithful).]

[Below: Headquarters of the Danish para-military Schalburg Corps, Copenhagen, Denmark.]

[Below: Danish Frikorps volunteers.]

[Below: Danish volunteer relaxing with an SS newspaper 'Storm'.]

[Below: Dutch Waffen-SS men wounded on the eastern front with Dutch red cross nurses convalescing on a trip down the Rhine.]

[Below: Flemish soldier of the Freiwilligen Legion Flandern. Note the distinct three armed swastika collar tab.]

[Below: Train of volunteers leaving The Hague for a Waffen-SS training camp in Germany, summer 1941. The message scrawled on the train says 'We are going to get Stalin!']

[Below: The writing on the train 'Weg met Stalin' roughly means 'Away with Stalin'.]

[Below: Freiwilligen Legion Flandern inspected by their commander SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Conrad Schellong.]

[Below: Belgion volunteers of the Waffen SS with a 75mm Pak 40 anti tank gun. Note the 22 stripes on the barrel denoting kills.]

[Below: Dutch SS recruits swearing the oath of allegiance.]

[Below: Recruits of the Freiwilligen Legion Niederlande on parade.]

[Below: These are Dutch men of SS-Standarte Westland. Notice the 'Wolfshook' insignia on their caps.]

[Below: Dutch SS volunteers in the Eastern Front, circa winter 1941.]

[Below: Three brother from Copenhagen undergoing physical training. They are of the Division Nordland.]

[Below: Danish volunteers of the 'Frei Korps Danemark'.]

[Below: Dutch volunteers in the summer of 1941 applying to join the Netherlands Volunteer Legion.]

[Below: Belgian Waffen-SS volunteers.]

[Below: Danish civilians welcome the 'Free Corps Danmark' upon its return from the Eastern Front. Circa August 1942.]

[Below: Antwerp, Belgium, a ceremony marking the departure of volunteers to the 27. SS Freiwilligen Grenadier Division Langemarck in 1944.]

[Below: Antwerp, Belgium, a ceremony marking the departure of volunteers to the Flandern regiment of the Waffen-SS.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers. This raw recruits are missing their shoulder and collar straps and patches because the have yet to earn them. This is a machine gun unit during training.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers. This raw recruits are missing their shoulder and collar straps and patches because the have yet to earn them. This is a two man mortor team protected by third man.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers in basic training.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers in basic training.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers. SS instructors carefully look on as recuits handle an artillery gun. March 6, 1941.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers setting up a machine gun position. March 6, 1941.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers being instructed in the use of Mauser KAR 98K rifles under the watchful eyes of SS NCO and junior officers.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers being instructed in the use of Mauser KAR 98K rifles under the watchful eyes of SS NCO and junior officers.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers being instructed in the use of Mauser KAR 98K rifles under the watchful eyes of SS NCO and junior officers.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers being instructed in the use of Mauser KAR 98K rifles under the watchful eyes of SS NCO and junior officers.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers being instructed in the use of Mauser KAR 98K rifles under the watchful eyes of SS NCO and junior officers.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers taking a break from field exercises.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers taking a break from field exercises.]

[Below: Here two Dutch soldiers are learning to strip, clean and reassemble an MG 42 machine gun. These patriots are from the 23. SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier Division Nederland (niederländische Nr 1), Spring of 1944, Narva.]

[Below: Dutch and Flemish volunteers of the SS Infantry Regiment Westland, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking, with a German nurse and a very unhappy child! Munich, Upper Bavaria.]

[Below: Dutch volunteers from the Regiment Westland, Munich training camp, 1940/1941.]

[Below: A Dutch volunteer reading Mein Kampf!]


[Below: The following pictures are of the regiment 'Westland' (composed of Dutch and Flemish volunteers), the motorized infantry regiments of Wiking Division, during training in München 40/41.]

[Below: Flemish volunteers marching through Antwerp.]

[Below: A parade in Amsterdam.]

[Below: SS-Brigadeführer Richard Jungclaus speaks at a Dutch rally.]


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