Germanske SS Norge

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Vidkun Quisling inspects the Germanske SS Norge on the Palace Square in Oslo

Germanske SS Norge (GSSN, Germanic SS Norway) was a military organization established in Norway in July 1942. GSSN was at the same time a Norwegian branch of Germanic-SS, and a sub organization of Quisling's Nasjonal Samling. Leader of the organization was Jonas Lie, and second-in-command was Sverre Riisnæs. The number of members reached a maximum of about 1,300 in 1944. A large part of the members were recruited from the police, and about fifty percent served at the Eastern Front.[1][2]

References

  1. Sørensen, Øystein (1995). "Germanske SS Norge (GSSN)". In Dahl, Hjeltnes, Nøkleby, Ringdal, Sørensen. Norsk krigsleksikon 1940–1945 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 133&ndash, 134. ISBN 82-02-14138-9. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Emberland, Terje; Kott, Matthew (2012). Himmlers Norge. Nordmenn i det storgermanske prosjekt (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 341&ndash, 349. ISBN 978-82-03-29308-5. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>