The French from the SS units before the execution by compatriots from La France libre

The French from the SS units

The French traitors from the SS units before the execution by compatriots from La France libre.
From left to right: SS-Obersturmfuhrer Serge Krotoff (November 11, 1911 – May 08, 1945), Russian by birth, was born in a French colony on the island of Madagascar, SS-Untershurmfuhrer Paul Briffaut, (August 08, 1918 – May 8, 1945), in the foreground, in the form of Lieutenant of the Wehrmacht and SS-Obersturmfuhrer Robert Doffat (looks at the photographer).

Twelve Frenchmen who served in the Waffen SS were executed by soldiers from La France libre. 11 of them were from 33.Waffen-Gren.Div. der SS “Charlemagne”/Franzusische Nr 1 and one (Paul Briffaut) – from the 58th grenadier regiment of the Waffen SS (in the SS division “Charlemagne”).

Source of information about the photo:
1. www.denkmalprojekt.org

 

Location: Germany
Date: May 08, 1945

In : 1945

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