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Help Identifying rank/medals/branch using photos of uniform

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Re: Help Identifying rank/medals/branch using photos of uniform

Posted: 20 Feb 2013 7:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
As to records, the National Archives in Washington has many records of the SS seized at the end of World War 2. The problem is unless you are in the DC area and can spend the time digging through the files yourself it can be very difficult to locate any information. I believe most of the Waffen-SS records are held at the College Park, Maryland facility of the National Archives.

Another option would be the German State Archive-BundesArchivs
Postfach, 79024 Freiburg
Wiesentalstrasse 10
79115 Freiburg
Deutschland
Phone: ++ (0761) 47817-0
Fax: ++ (0761) 47817-900

Personnel Records
Bundesarchiv-Personalarchiv
Abteigarten 6
52076 Aachen
Deutschland
Phone: 011-49-2408-1470


Also they may not have been SS, almost everyone in Germany from the postman to gamekeepers to miners besides the military wore a uniform. Can you post or send a photo? That would help dtermine rank and branch and give a little better idea of where to go.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mytreeresearc... 20 Feb 2013 3:47PM GMT 
ycaso77 21 Feb 2013 2:26AM GMT 
mytreeresearc... 21 Feb 2013 10:41AM GMT 
timtracker 21 Feb 2013 7:15PM GMT 
ycaso77 21 Feb 2013 8:29PM GMT 
mytreeresearc... 21 Feb 2013 9:36PM GMT 
paulstevenkro... 3 May 2013 5:30PM GMT 
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