Luftwaffe transfers to Waffen-SS pensions?

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Luftwaffe transfers to Waffen-SS pensions?

Post by Kameraden » 03 Mar 2023 15:26


After the war ex Waffen-SS members were I believe only allowed pensions from 1959 in West Germany. Even then I think they had to not have been a member of the General-SS and have less than 10 years service.

A large number of Luftwaffe members were transferred to the Waffen-SS later in the war
So before the 1959 change were these ex Luftwaffe members entitled to a pension as not volunteers and not much choice in the matter?

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