Spanish volunteers from the 250th Wehrmacht division with the banner

Spanish volunteers


Spanish volunteers from the 250th Wehrmacht division with a banner. The division was also called “División Azul” – the “blue division” because of the color of the shirts of the Spanish phalangists. The division, among others, occupied the defense of German troops near Leningrad. The division was formed on June 24, 1941 in Madrid, by October 20, 1943 was withdrawn from the Eastern Front and disbanded.

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