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SS was actually partially a political ideology of the "National Socialists Workers Party", and partially a racist, xenophobic society. One had to not only be "white", but also have characteristics of Aryan genetics, included but not limited to: blue eyes, narrow nose, usually blonde and usually taller than most. Hitler considered them to be of the "master race" and truly believed that Arians were far superior to everyone else. In the beginning, be able to prove true German ancestory, be in peak physical condition (even having a filling in a single tooth could disqualify a Kandidat), and pass the grueling and rigorous training (SS recruits had to dig a foxhole and get in it before a tank ran them over). Later in the war, the requirements were slackened due to issues filling the ranks.

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