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by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Pictures of Japanese volunteers and other asiatic soldiers
Replies: 7
Views: 2246

There is a picture of Oberjunker Wego Chiang Wei-Kuo, son of Chinese NAtionalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek, serving in a Heer Gebirgsdivision.. He served during the Austrian Anschluss in 1938 but return home to China in 1939. In the 80s, he was the commander of Taiwan's panzer troops and Chiang Wei-Kuo...
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:44 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Spanish volunteers in Holland/ Operation Market Garden???
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

For any interesting tidbit,

there were several Spanish volunteers in the 17th Luftwaffe Field Division during Battle of Normandy

Regards
Panzermahn
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:41 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Final defence of Berlin
Replies: 97
Views: 36304

Coming back to the foreign volunteers fighting for the defense of Berlin, to my knowledge a) 350+ Frenchmen from the former Charlemagne Division (commanded by Brigadefuehrer Gustav Krukenberg and led by Hstuf Fenet) b) 80+ Latvians from the 15th SS Fusilier Company (Latvian) commanded by Ostuf Neila...
by panzermahn
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: May 9, 45: Free French and French Waffen SS
Replies: 27
Views: 5352

Re: May 9, 45: Free French and French Waffen SS

Early May 1945, somewhere in Southern Germany, 12 French from the 33 Waffen SS Grenadier Division “Charlemagne” surrendered to US troops. A bit puzzled about what to do with them, the Americans transferred those POW to a unit of the Free French 2nd Armored Division that passed by there. Being puzzl...
by panzermahn
Thu Jan 29, 2004 3:36 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: SS-Division Charlemagne
Replies: 17
Views: 6518

i would like to know whether the rumour of a Japanese volunteer in Charlemagne division is true or not