The SS(Shutzstaffel) or Praetorian Guard was Hitler's personal bodyguard unit. Constructed after the takeover of Germany, the SS was led by SS-Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler who inducted ceremonial rites and codes into the military division. On the Night of the Long Knives, the SS was used to murder Chief of Staff of the SA Ernst Rohm and other high SA officials. Afterwards, the SS was the primary fighting force and military power of the Nazi regime. The men incorporated into the SS were the "elite". The SS was based on absolute loyalty to the Fuhrer. There were two main branches of the SS. The Waffen-SS, the fighting unit, and the Allgemeine-SS, more or less the reservists. There were also the subdivisions of the SS such as the Einsatzgruppen, the death squads who killed the occupants of the invaded countries, and the SS-Totenkopfverb
It stands for Schutzstaffel.
The 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler .
A skull and crossed bones.
The Luftwaffe was the German AirForce. The SS was the bodyguards of Hitler their branch Waffen-SS was the SS armed wing. The Gestapo was Hitlers secret police
The SS was under the command of Heinrich Himmler.
The Security Force was called the SS.
Bernd Wegner has written: 'Hitlers politische Soldaten, die Waffen-SS 1933-1945' -- subject(s): Waffen-SS 'Hitlers politische Soldaten' -- subject(s): Waffenschutzstaffel
The Wafen-SS was Hitler's personal bodyguard regiment.
The nazi stormtroopers was a way to refer to the SA/the brownshirts. Or the Schusztaffel or SS. The Brownshirts/SA, and the SS battled at the beginning of the war on who was to be hitlers body gaurd. The SS won.
Heinrich Himmler was the commander of the SS.In descending order:Heinrich HimmlerReinhard HeydrichErnst KaltenbrunnerHeinrich Mueller
Sources say that Hirich Himmler was in charge of th e SS. The SS was said to be in control of death camps and Hitlers personal body gaurd.
Blondi was given a cyanide capsule and her pups were shot by a guard from the SS outside the bunker in Berlin .
Answer The SS is an abbreviation for Schutz Staffeln. The Waffen-SS was a military arm of the SS and were highly trained and equpped. Names of Ranks of Waffen-SS Schütze Oberschütze Sturmann Rottenführer Unterscharführer Scharführer Standartenjunker Oberscharführer Hauptscharführer Standarten-Oberjunker Sturmscharführer Untersturmführer Obersturmführer Hauptsturmführer Sturmbannführer Obersturmbannführer Standartenführer Oberführer Brigadeführer Gruppenführer Obergruppenführer Oberstgruppenführer Reichsführer
Julius ceacer's tenth legion, Napolean bonapart's 9th imperial guard and Adolf hitlers waffen ss.
Joseph Goebbels, Minister of propaganda; Rudolph Hess, Hitler's Deputy in the Nazi Party; and Heinrich Himmler, head of the Schutzstaffel (SS).
The SS were his special police force but needed certain qualities to become one one was 6 ft tall and purebred German.
Personally i think that in the second world war, every soldier of every nation were all doing the same thing! Doing what they were told! The Schutzstaffel (SS) were good at being told what to do. The SS were basically Hitlers body guards and the elite squad of the Wehrmacht, similar to the British Royal Marines! Hope this helps!
Hitlers father was Alois Hitler.
sturmabteilung (also known as brown shirts). later the SS took over Hitlers body guard duties........
Hitlers Bombe was created in 2005.
I Think It Was Hitlers Bloody Mess.
Hitlers government was called the Third Reich
Hitlers mom was Klara Hitler (????-1905)