They were mostly trying to win "the hearts and minds" of the local populations...
I like to keep a open mind, do you guys really believe what are government news channels are telling us? Do we ever look into who makes some of these docs?
I use many news and media outlets.
I think there is 2 sides to every story.
Das Reich, LAH, Totenkopf fought for 5 years lost many men young men at that. I think all soldiers deserve respect.
Partisan's seems to cause alot of battles with the Germans then once caught they was killed.
Just a opinion just is a little sad a whole division would get commend after fighting to the end.
But im sure as i can tell others don't share this opinion.
You seem to have pro Nazi views which are not allowed here. There are no excuses for the atrocities of the SS
LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.
Another moron bites the dust!....
It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...
If I recall correctly, many of the men involved in the Oradour Massacre turned out to be from Alsace/Elsass ...and despite their complicity in the Crime, the French let them off the hook as they claimed to have been press-ganged into the Waffen-SS...
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings