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34th SS Volunteer Grenadier Division Landstorm Nederland

The 34th SS Volunteer Grenadier Division "Landstorm Nederland" (German: 34. SS-Freiwilligen Grenadier-Division "Landstorm Nederland")[1] was a division in the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II. It was formed by the converting the SS Volunteer Brigade Landstorm Nederland into a division. It comprised volunteers of Dutch background and saw action on the Western Front, but its strength never reached more than a brigade.[citation needed]

34th SS Volunteer Division Landstorm Nederland
34th SS Division Logo.svg
Unit insignia
Active12 March 1943 - 5 May 1945
Country Netherlands
AllegianceNazi Germany Nazi Germany
BranchFlag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Waffen SS
TypeInfantry
SizeDivision
EngagementsWorld War II
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Martin Kohlroser

CommandersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official designation in German language as to „Bundesarchiv-Militärarchiv“ in Freiburg im Breisgau, stores of the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS.
  • Pierik, Perry - From Leningrad to Berlin: Dutch Volunteers in the German Waffen-SS