Barbarossa The Waffen SS on the Eastern Front PICTORIAL SUMMARY Part 3
A close-up of a Totenkopf motorcycle. Note the swastika on the side car, used for recognition by the Luftwaffe
German vehicles speed along the initial phase of Operation Barbarossa. Later in the campaign roads were to become all but impossible due to rain then snow
SS-Totenkopf officers drive to the front in a Volkswagen Kübelwagen Type 82 the German equivalent of a Jeep, 1941. Although more comfortable than a Jeep, it's low centre of gravity meant it struggled with the deep mud in Russia.
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