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Daniel1984
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Deutschbrasilianer & German Africans...

Post by Daniel1984 » 12 Dec 2006 06:27

Hello,

Lately i've been doing a fair amount of research into the old German overseas colonies and as well German settlers in South America.

Can anyone provide me with information regarding whether or not Germans from the African colonies or from the settlers in South America answered Hitler's call and fought in Europe against the "Allies."

It would be most appreciated.

- Dan

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Post by Ultima » 12 Dec 2006 11:37

in the waffen-ss served on may, 4th 1940:

new-guinea: 1
USA: 8
Sumatra: 2
Dt.Südwest (Namibia): 3
Dt.Ostafrika (Tansania): 2
China: 3
Brasilien: 4
Rest of Southamerica: 2
Palästina: 2
Mexico: 1
Australia: 1

Daniel1984
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Post by Daniel1984 » 12 Dec 2006 22:28

I'm assuming, given those numbers...any chances at names and specifics are completely out of the question?

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Chris Dale
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Post by Chris Dale » 20 Dec 2006 00:54

Hi Ultima (or anyone else who may know),
As Dan said, I'd be keen to hear any more about these troops especially the ones from German East Africa and South West Africa. Names, dates of joining, what units they served in, what happened to them, anything like that would be appreciated.
Cheers
Chris
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Bjørn from Norway
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Post by Bjørn from Norway » 20 Dec 2006 16:08

In Norway, there also was at lest one "Brazilian".

B

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Ricardo
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Post by Ricardo » 03 Jan 2007 01:49

No braziliem nas Waffem SS.

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Chris Dale
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Post by Chris Dale » 03 Jan 2007 02:56

Hi Ricardo,
It's often difficult to prove a negative. What proof do you have that no Brazillians sevred in the W-SS? Also I'd be keen to hear of proof that Brazillians did serve?
Cheers
Chris

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Post by Phil Nix » 03 Jan 2007 12:41

Hi Dan
Hans Bauszus was posted to South West Africa 21.3.1898 and he served as Adjutasnt der hauptquartier der Kaiserliche Schutztruppe Südwest-Afrika and he then served as District Chief in Rehoboth and as head of the Remonte Ankaufskommission Südwest Afrika until 1919 He later served as SS Brigadeführer in the Kolonialpolitischesamt der NSDAP.
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