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by Laurent Daniel
Mon Apr 04, 2005 7:54 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Waffen SS Freiwillige Details
Replies: 5
Views: 1242

Which nationality was this Freiwillige?
Your nickname is French. If this Freiwillige was French or Belgian, post it, I can give you few usufull contacts
by Laurent Daniel
Mon Apr 04, 2005 7:42 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Hans-Joachim Jung
Replies: 2
Views: 760

Time is passing.
Time is flying.
The number of witnesses is shrinking.
Every year.
Every month.
Every minute.
At least, we, younger chaps, will have had the opportunity to meet some of them.
And, if we can, to become guardians of their memories for the next generations.
Thanks, Rudi.
by Laurent Daniel
Mon Apr 04, 2005 7:38 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Info on Great-Uncle
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Simply try to contact the webmaster of this site, Garreth Collins or the others, they must have got those info on your great-uncle form "somewhere".
by Laurent Daniel
Mon Apr 04, 2005 7:33 am
Forum: Veterans and vet info
Topic: Where to find info about...
Replies: 2
Views: 515

Tell us more, there may be people here around able to help:
Name, unit, dates, whatever.
Try also to Google as much as you can about Flemmish Waffen SS (He was a Waffen SS, not a SS)
by Laurent Daniel
Sun Apr 03, 2005 8:36 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Ex-Waffen SS in Indochina
Replies: 39
Views: 8036

My uncle was a prisoner in France after WWII. Conditions were not very good.He said they were given the choice of----five years in the Legion or an indefinite prison term. Many single men took this option. The prison term wound up being about the same as the enlistment. Georg Reading on, the book d...
by Laurent Daniel
Sun Apr 03, 2005 8:22 am
Forum: SS/Waffen-SS
Topic: Ex-Waffen SS in Indochina
Replies: 39
Views: 8036

I just remebered. Some elzasiens were even implicated in oradour sur glaine massacre. Again i saw this on t.v. so i'm not totally sure. I believe they were forced to join up, but i don't know the details. So they wouldn't even have to have been german or in the foreign legion. Those Alsacians where...