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Joachim Peiper was a field officer in the Waffen-SS during World War II and…


Joachim Peiper (1915-1976) was a an SS-Standartenführer in the Waffen-SS during…


MALMEDY MASSACRE - December17 1944, 85 American P.O.W.s were murdered by their German Captors. This photo was taken upon the discovery of their bodys on January 14 1945.


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The remains of an American medic executed at the Malmedy Massacre where 81 American POWs were executed in cold blood by troops of the 1st SS Panzer Division.


A GI surveys the scene of the Malmedy massacre. The victims' bodies were preserved under the snow until Allied forces recaptured the area in January 1945.

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BEL: 60 Years Since The Battle Of The Bulge

This is one of the ten Waffen-SS members accused by regular German army soldiers (who beat two of them, including the man seen here) of killing American prisoners of war at Malmedy, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge (May 7, 1945). The Malmedy massacre was a war crime in which 84 captured Americans were murdered on December 17, 1944 by members of SS-Kampfgruppe Peiper. The massacre, plus others committed by the same unit, was prosecuted as part of the Dachau Trials of 1946.

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