May 5, 2015

Dietrich the Bavarian

Hitler inspecting the “Leibstandarte” at Lichterfelde
1. Hitler inspecting the “Leibstandarte” at Lichterfelde in December 1935.


Dietrich with Hitler and Himmler
2. Dietrich with Hitler and Himmler on April 20, 1937.

Dietrich with Himmler in France
3. Dietrich with Himmler in France in September 1940. Jochen Peiper was Himmler’s adjutant.

Dietrich with Greek generals
4. Dietrich with Greek generals at the time of the Greek capitulation in April 1941.

Dietrich in Russia
5. In Russia on March 21, 1942.

Dietrich with Léon Degrelle
6. Dietrich with Léon Degrelle at Charleroi on April 1, 1944.

Sepp Dietrich decorated with the Diamonds
7. Sepp Dietrich as an SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer und
Panzer-Generaloberst der Waffen-SS decorated with Knight’s Cross
of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Diamonds.

Dietrich on 19 January 1945
8. Dietrich on January 19, 1945.

Dietrich as a POW
9. Dietrich as a POW.


Photos attribution
1. Bundesarchiv, Bild 102-17312/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-C05557/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101III-Weill-058-20/Weill/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-163-0337-09A/Scheerer (e)/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
5. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101III-Gayk-006-07A/Gayk/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
6. collection Étienne Grandchamps, via Wikimedia Commons
7. Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-J27366/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
8. Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-J28625/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
9. http://www.ushmm.org/, via Wikimedia Commons