LSSAH articles on Wikipedia
1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (often abbreviated as LSSAH) began as Adolf Hitler's personal bodyguard, responsible for guarding the
Apr 11th 2017



List of Knight's Cross recipients 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) was officially founded in November 1933 as Adolf Hitler's personal Bodyguard Regiment. During the 1930s, the LSSAH was a separate
Jan 1st 2017



Personal standard of Adolf Hitler
the guidon used by the LSSAH but could be distinguished, apart from other details, by the different color of the fringes: LSSAH used gold, while the FBB
Mar 22nd 2017



Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler Order of Battle
Leibstandarte-SS-Adolf-Hitler">The Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) was founded in September 1933 as Adolf Hitler's personal Bodyguard formation. It was given the title Leibstandarte
Apr 13th 2017



Theodor Wisch
Leibstandarte (LSSAH) and a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. He assumed command of the LSSAH in April 1943
Apr 18th 2017



Albert Frey (SS officer)
Germany during World War II who commanded the SS Division Leibstandarte (LSSAH). Iron Cross (1939) 2nd Class (25 September 1939) & 1st Class (30 June
Feb 11th 2017



Battle of Lake Kastoria
elements from the Greek 20th Infantry-DivisionInfantry Division failed to hold the German LSSAH brigade. In the midday 14 April, the commander of the Greek Western Macedonia
Apr 22nd 2017



Battle of Vevi (1941)
the mission of counter-battery fire. LSSAH placed its battalions as follows: on the right the reinforced I./LSSAH: Kampfgruppe Witt (KG Witt) was to attack
Mar 16th 2017



SS-Verfügungstruppe
SS-Adolf-Hitler">Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (SSAH">LSSAH), which had also been formed from the SS-Stabswache and SS-Sonderkommando Berlin. The SSAH">LSSAH under the command of Josef
Sep 16th 2016



Max Wünsche
Untersturmführer. Wünsche was then posted to the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) as a platoon leader. In October 1938, Wünsche was assigned as an orderly
Mar 30th 2017



Gustav Knittel
June 1976) was an mid-ranking commander in the SS Division Leibstandarte (LSSAH) who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was a convicted
Apr 10th 2017



Hugo Kraas
1934; in 1938 he was posted to the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). With the LSSAH, Kraas took part in the invasion of Poland where he was awarded
Apr 10th 2017



Bernhard Siebken
Siebken was one of the original members of the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He took part in the invasion of Poland in 1939 and went on to serve on
Apr 12th 2017



Otto Kumm
Leibstandarte (LSSAH) as of 15 February 1945, after the division's commander Wilhelm Mohnke was wounded. As the division commander, Kumm and the LSSAH took part
Apr 18th 2017



Wilhelm Mohnke
divided into two weak regiments. It was made up of the LSSAH Flak Company, replacements from LSSAH Ausbildungs-und Ersatz Battalion from Spreenhagen under
Mar 7th 2017



Joachim Peiper
Battalion of the 11th Company of 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). After seizing an artillery battery on the hills of Wattenberg, Peiper
Apr 27th 2017



12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend
Fritz Witt of SS Division Leibstandarte (LSSAH) was appointed divisional commander. Personnel from the LSSAH provided the regimental, battalion and most
Apr 6th 2017



Ewald Lindloff
July 1933, Lindloff was accepted into the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He married Ilse Borchert, a secretary for Hitler's staff officers on 4
Feb 12th 2017



SS-Begleitkommando des Führers
FBK were drawn from 1st Hitler SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). Hitler used them for guard duty, but also as orderlies, valets, waiters
Apr 7th 2017



I SS Panzer Corps
Panzer Army and included the corps, made up of elite units such as the SSAH">LSSAH and 12th SS divisions. Dietrich's army made "good progress" at first, but
Mar 26th 2017



Fritz Witt
leader. This unit was the nucleus of the later SS-Division-LeibstandarteSS Division Leibstandarte (SSAH">LSSAH). In January 1935, Witt was appointed company commander in the SS-Standarte
Mar 18th 2017



Hubert Meyer
SS in 1933; in 1937 Meyer was posted to Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He took part in the invasion of Poland, invasion of the Netherlands and
Jan 21st 2017



Georg Preuß
SS. In April 1939 he was accepted into the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). From August 1940 he attended the Junkerschule (SS officer training school)
Apr 22nd 2017



Heinrich Kling
Germany during World War II, serving with the SS-Adolf-Hitler">Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (SSAH">LSSAH). Kling graduated from the SS-Junkerschule Bad Tolz in 1938. On November
Apr 22nd 2017



Adolf Hitler's bodyguard
such as the Führerbegleitkommando (FBK), SS-Adolf-Hitler">Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (SSAH">LSSAH) and Reichssicherheitsdienst (RSD) were created as sub-sections of the SS
Apr 29th 2017



Dörte von Westernhagen
ISBN 978-0-306-45738-8.  on Westernhagen and German-NSGerman NS-children (German) Heinz von Westernhagen - Commander, 501st Heavy Tank Battalion, 1st SS Panzer Division LSSAH
Mar 31st 2017



2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich
In August 1939 Adolf Hitler placed the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (SSAH">LSSAH) and the SS-Verfügungstruppe (SS-VT) under the operational command of the
Feb 18th 2017



SS Brigade Schuldt
Regiment 7 was left with 84 men from original 527 and the 7th Battalion LSSAH had 38 men left from original 800. On the 1 April the Brigade commander
Feb 4th 2017



Kurt Meyer
Hitler (SSAH">LSSAH). In September 1936, Meyer was promoted to SS-Obersturmführer, and appointed to command the SSAH">LSSAH's anti-tank unit. With the SSAH">LSSAH, Meyer
Apr 18th 2017



Jacob Lobmeyer
SS-Division "Wiking". Then he came to the 1st SS Panzergrenadier Division "LSSAH" and finally to the 15th Waffen grenadier Division (lett. No. 1) In February
Apr 24th 2017



Karl Wilhelm Krause
SS-Untersturmführer, made a member of the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) and assigned to the Führerbegleitkommando unit which provided personal
Feb 28th 2017



Sepp Dietrich
the hierarchy. He became the commander of Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) and member of the Prussian state council. As one of Hitler's intimates
Apr 27th 2017



Führerbegleitbrigade
regiment 'Hitler Adolf Hitler'"; LSSAH), which replaced the Chancellery Guards. When hostilities started, Hitler ordered the LSSAH to participate in the campaign
Apr 7th 2017



Third Battle of Kharkov
disengaged, using a corridor opened by LSSAH to cross northern Kharkov and redeploy east of the city. On 12 March, the LSSAH made progress into the city's center
Apr 21st 2017



Schutzstaffel
Hitler (LSSAH). The LSSAH guarded Hitler's private residences and offices, providing an outer ring of protection for the Führer and his visitors. LSSAH men
Apr 22nd 2017



Wilhelm Bittrich
Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) and was promoted to Standartenführer in June 1939. He took part in the invasion of Poland (1939), assigned as LSSAH Chief of Staff
Apr 22nd 2017



Rochus Misch
(sergeant) in the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He was badly wounded during the Polish campaign during the first month
Apr 22nd 2017



Dodecanese Regiment
attack on Delinski Dol Hill. By 08:30 on April 12 the first of three LSSAH Kampfgruppe attacked focusing its main attempt on Hill 997.5 held by the
Jun 29th 2016



15th Tank Corps (Soviet Union)
positions held by the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) opposite Pechengi. The brigade attempted to capture a crossing over the
Apr 28th 2017



XXXXVIII Panzer Corps
Corps staff and support units As of December 1943 1st SS Panzer Division LSSAH Battle group of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich 1st Panzer Division
Feb 3rd 2017



Otto Günsche
front-line combat service as a Grenadier">Panzer Grenadier company commander with the LSSAH. On 12 January 1943, Günsche became a personal adjutant for Hitler. From
Apr 18th 2017



1st SS-Standarte
Finally, Himmler modified that title to Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) on 13 April 1934. In the summer of 1933, leadership of what remained of
May 13th 2016



Richard Schulze-Kossens
Berlin. In November 1934, he served in the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH), Adolf Hitler's bodyguard. Between 1935 and 1937 took various officer training
Apr 10th 2017



Waffen-SS
SS-VT and LSSAH. Recruits had to be between the ages of 17 and 23, at least 1.74 metres (5 ft 9 in) tall (1.78 metres (5 ft 10 in) for the LSSAH). Concentration
Apr 28th 2017



List of Nazi Party leaders and officials
Waffen-SS; was the original commander of Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH), and later commander of the 6th SS Panzer Army. Otto Dietrich - Press Chief
Mar 16th 2017



Waffen-SS foreign volunteers and conscripts
Adolf Hitler (SSAH">LSSAH). In 1934 the SS developed its own military branch, the SS-Verfügungstruppe (SS-VT), which together with the SSAH">LSSAH, later evolved
Apr 16th 2017



Operation Spring Awakening
spearheaded by the 6th SS Panzer Army and included elite units such as the LSSAH division. Dietrich's army made "good progress" at first, but as they drew
Apr 10th 2017



Epirus Army Section
commander of the nearest German unit, the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) brigade, to offer surrender. The protocol of surrender was signed at 18:00
Feb 11th 2017



Michael Wittmann
assigned to the regiment, later division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). A year later, he participated in the annexation of Austria and the occupation
Apr 28th 2017



Pacification actions in German-occupied Poland
participation of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) which was also involved in the murder of 50 Polish Jews in Błonie near
Apr 11th 2017





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