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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth.
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front toward the end of World War II in Europe.
Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a Soldier of the Waffen-SSVoss, Johann.
SS-Brigadeführer was an SS rank that was used in Nazi Germany between the years of 1932 and 1945.
Denmark (Danmark) is a country in Northern Europe.
The Eastern Front of World War II was a theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other allies, which encompassed Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945.
The Feldgendarmerie were the uniformed military police units of the armies of the Kingdom of Saxony (from 1810), the German Empire and the Third Reich until the conclusion of World War II.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.
The III Corps (III Armeijakunta) was a unit of the Finnish Army during the Continuation War.
Franz Schreiber (8 May 1904 – 26 February 1976) was a Standartenführer (Colonel) in the Waffen SS during World War II.
Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger (8 May 1894 – 10 May 1945) was a Nazi official and high-ranking member of the SA and SS.
Gebirgsjäger are the light infantry part of the alpine or mountain troops (Gebirgstruppe) of Germany and Austria.
The German occupation of Norway began on 9 April 1940 after Nazi forces invaded the neutral Scandinavian country of Norway.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.
Gruppenführer (literally “group leader”) was an early paramilitary rank of the Nazi Party, first created in 1925 as a senior rank of the SA.
Gustav Lombard (10 April 1895 – 18 September 1992) was an SS Brigadeführer (General) who served in World War II.
Hagal is the 7th rune of Armanen Futharkh of Guido von List, derived from the Younger Futhark Hagal rune.
Hail is a form of solid precipitation.
Hjalmar Fridolf Siilasvuo (birthname: Hjalmar Fridolf Strömberg, 18 March 1892, Helsinki – 11 January 1947) was a Finnish general who led troops in the Winter War, Continuation War and Lapland War.
Internment is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups, without trial.
Joseph Stalin (birth surname: Jughashvili; 18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953.
Karelia (Karelian, Finnish and Estonian: Karjala; Карелия, Kareliya; Karelen), the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden.
The Karelian Front was a Front (a formation of Army Group size) of the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, and operated in Karelia.
Karl Maria Demelhuber (26 May 1896 – 18 March 1988) was an Obergruppenführer (General) in the Waffen-SS and a Heer (Army) officer who served in both World War I and II.
Karl Heinrich Jakob Brenner (1 May 1895 — 14 February 1954) was a Gruppenführer and Generalleutnant of Polizei during World War II and was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross to recognize extreme battlefield bravery and successful military leadership by Nazi Germany during World War II.
(Киркенес) is a town in Sør-Varanger Municipality in Finnmark county, in the far northeastern part of Norway.
Koblenz (Koblenz), also spelled Coblenz (English and pre-1926 German spelling) or Coblence (Coblence), is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) and its monument (Emperor William I on horseback) are situated.
The SS Division "Nord" was a German unit of the Waffen-SS.
SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS Lothar Debes (June 21, 1890 - July 14, 1960) was a Heer and Waffen-SS officer who served in both World War I and World War II.
Louhi is a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish, Karelian and Lappish mythology.
Matthias Kleinheisterkamp (22 June 1893 – 29 April 1945) was an SS Obergruppenführer (General) and a Heer (Army) officer who served in both World War I and World War II.
Mo i Rana is a town and administrative centre of the municipality of Rana in Nordland county, Norway.
The Moscow Armistice was signed between Finland on one side and the Soviet Union and United Kingdom on the other side on September 19, 1944, ending the Continuation War.
The Moselle (Moselle,; Mosel; Musel) is a river flowing through France, Luxembourg, and Germany.
Mountain warfare refers to warfare in the mountains or similarly rough terrain.
Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (born Nikolaus von Jastrzembski; 17 January 1885 – 18 June 1968) was a German General in the Second World War.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.
The Norwegian Campaign (9 April to 10 June 1940) was a Second World War campaign fought in Norway between the Allies and Germany after the latter's invasion of the country.
Oberführer was an early paramilitary rank of the Nazi Party dating back to 1921.
Obergruppenführer was a Nazi Party paramilitary rank that was first created in 1932 as a rank of the SA, and adopted by the Schutzstaffel one year later.
Obersturmbannführer was a paramilitary Nazi Party rank used by both the SA and the SS.
Operation Arctic Fox (from the German Unternehmen Polarfuchs) was the codename given to a campaign by German and Finnish forces during World War II against Soviet Northern Front defenses at Salla, Finland in July 1941.
Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941.
Operation North Wind (Unternehmen Nordwind) was the last major German offensive of World War II on the Western Front.
Panzerjäger (German "armour-hunters" or "tank-hunters", abbreviated to Pz.Jg. in German) was a branch of service of the Wehrmacht during the Second World War which were the anti-tank arm-of-service who operated anti-tank artillery, and made exclusive use of the tank destroyers which were also named Panzerjäger.
A regiment is a title used by some military units.
Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.
Salla (Kuolajärvi until 1936) is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland.
The Skagerrak is a strait running between the southeast coast of Norway, the southwest coast of Sweden, and the Jutland peninsula of Denmark, connecting the North Sea and the Kattegat sea area, which leads to the Baltic Sea.
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.
The SS Ski Jäger Battalion "Norway" (date SS Schijägerbattalion "Norwegen", SS-Skijegerbattalion "Norge") was a volunteer combat battalion unit within the Waffen-SS, the armed wing of the Schutzstaffel, that served alongside but was never formally part of the Wehrmacht during World War II.
SS-Totenkopfverbände (SS-TV), rendered in English as "Death's-Head Units," was the SS organization responsible for administering the Nazi concentration camps for the Third Reich.
Standartenführer was a Nazi party paramilitary rank that was used in several Nazi organizations, such as the SA, SS, NSKK and the NSFK.
Sturmgeschütz (or StuG) meaning "assault gun" was a series of armored vehicles used by the German Wehrmacht during the Second World War that primarily consisted of the StuG III and StuG IV.
Trier (Tréier), formerly known in English as Treves (Trèves), is a city in Germany on the banks of the Moselle.
Volksdeutsche is a Nazi term to describe "Germans in terms of people or race".
Volksgrenadier was the name given to a type of German Army division formed in the Autumn of 1944 after the double loss of Army Group Center to the Soviets in Operation Bagration and the Fifth Panzer Army to the Allies in Normandy.
The Vosges (German: Vogesen), also called the Vosges Mountains, are a range of low mountains in eastern France, near its border with Germany.
The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was created as the armed wing of the Nazi Party's Schutzstaffel (SS, "Protective Squadron"), and gradually developed into a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of Nazi Germany.
The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force"From wehren, "to defend" and Macht, "power, force". See the Wiktionary article for more information.) was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1946.
Wingen is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
The 45th Infantry Division of the United States Army was a major formation of the Oklahoma Army National Guard from 1920 to 1968.
The 71st Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War II.