Day: October 9, 2017

History of the Schutzstaffel Geschichte der Schutzstaffel

Death’s Head emblem worn by SS-Totenkopfverbände soldiers
Motto reads in English: My Honor’s name is Loyalty

“Eicke viewed the SS-Totenkopfverbände (Death’s Head unit) as an elite within the elite structure of the SS. This concept grew from the fact that the most dangerous political enemies of the state were incarcerated in the concentration camps and Hitler had given sole responsibility for guarding and running the camps to the SS- Totenkopfverbände.… Read Full Article