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Waffen-SS. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking," 5


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    • Waffen-SS. Panzer-Division "Wiking", 5
    • Waffen-SS. Division "Wiking"
    • Waffen-SS. SS Division, 5th
    • Waffen-SS. SS-Division "Wiking"
    • Waffen-SS. Wiking-divisioona
    • SS-Wiking
    • SS-Division "Wiking"
    • SS-divisioona Wikingi
    • 5.SS Panzerdivision, Wiking
    • 5.SS Wilking Division
    • 2SS-Panzer Pioniere Bataillon 5
    • Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Waffenschutzstaffel. 5. Panzer-Division "Wiking"
    • SS Viking Division
    • Fifth Waffen-SS Viking Division
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      • Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Waffenschutzstaffel. 5. Panzer-Division "Wiking"
      • Waffen-SS. Panzer-Division "Wiking", 5
    • Sources

      • found: Heutsz, J. B. van. Wiking door Rusland, 1942.
      • found: SS-Wiking, 2002:t.p. (Fifth SS Division)
      • found: Wiking, c2003:p. 159 (Infanterie division (mot.) "Germania" [no publs. in LC data base] June 1940-Dec. 21, 1940; renamed SS-Division "Wiking" Jan. 1, 1941; renamed SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wiking" [no publs. in LC data base] Nov. 9, 1942; renamed 5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking" Oct. 22, 1943; ceased to exist May 1945)
      • found: Wikberg, Olli. Dritte Nordland, 2001:p. [2] (SS-divisioona Wiking; Division "Wiking") p. 4 of cover (Wiking-divisioona; SS-Division "Wiking")
      • found: http://www.wiking.org, viewed, Aug. 4, 2004(5.SS Panzerdivision, Wiking; 5.SS Wilking Division; 2SS-Panzer Pioniere Bataillon 5)
      • found: German Wikipedia, 2 Mar. 2016:5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking" page (est. 20 Nov. 1940 as SS-Division "Wiking" of the Waffen-SS; capitulated on 8 May 1945)
      • found: Mengele, 2020:CIP galley (We know less about Mengele's experience as a member of the Fifth Waffen-SS Viking Division, a frontline combat unit; assigned to the Engineers Battalion of the Viking Division; The nucleus of the Viking Division comprised three motorized regiments: Nordland, created from Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian volunteers; Westland, composed of Dutch and Flemish volunteers; and Germania, consisting mainly of ethnic Germans; To this core was added an artillery regiment as well as the other components of an integrated fighting force; Christened “SS Viking Division” in January 1941)
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      • 1980-10-07: new
      • 2019-07-30: revised
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