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^EPUB ⇣ The Waffen-SS ☟ In the early s, a tiny group was formed within the SA to serve as Hitler s personal bodyguard Originally labelled the Stosstruppe Adolf Hitler, they later became known as the SS Schutz Staffeln, or protection squads From these humble beginnings, the SS rose to a nominal strength ofdivisions of over , men by , representing a sizeable portion of Germany s land forces and importantly a quarter of her tank forces and a third of her mechanised infantry Martin Windrow provides a splendid in depth review of the history, uniforms and insignia of the infamous Waffen SS of World War II