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Foreigen Volunteers In Waffen-SS

THE NETHERLANDS:

Number of VOLUNTEERS:
50 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
23. Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Nederland",

34. Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS "Landstorm Nederland"
The Netherlands provided more recruits for the Waffen-SS then any other European country.

BELGIUM:

 

Number of VOLUNTEERS:
40 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
27. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Langemarck",
28. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Wallonien"
Initially considered to be non-Germanic, French-speaking volunteers from France and Wallonia were recruited by the German Army in 1941. They were incorporated into Waffen-SS late in 1943.

FRANCE:
 

Number of VOLUNTEERS:
20 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
33. Waffen-Kavallreie-Division Der SS "Charlemagne"

ITALY:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
15 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
29.
Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS Italienische Nr. 1

DENMARK:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
10 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking",
11. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Nordland"
The Danes raised the only volunteer legion that had the full backing of the government of their country.

NORWAY:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
6 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking",
11. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Nordland"
(Den Norske Legion)
(23. Regiment "Norge")
(Regiment Nordland)
(SS-Skijeger-Bataljon "Norge")

FINLAND:


 


Number of VOLUNTEERS:
3 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
11. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Nordland"

LUXEMBOURG:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
2 000
Main Waffen-SS units:

SPAIN:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
1 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
Spanische Freiwilligen Kompanie der SS 101,
28. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Wallonien"

SWEDEN:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
300
Main Waffen-SS units:
5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking",
11. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier- Division "Nordland"

SWITZERLAND:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
300
Main Waffen-SS units:
5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking"

RUSSIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
Over 60 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
29. Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS Russische Nr. 1

LATVIA:

Number of VOLUNTEERS:
80 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
15. Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS Lettische Nr. 1
19. Waffen-Gernadier-Division Der SS Lettische Nr. 2

ROMANIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
50 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division "Prinz Eugen",
8. SS-Kavallerie-Division "Florian Geyer"

ESTONIA:

Number of VOLUNTEERS:
25 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
20. Waffen-Gernadier-Division Der SS Estnische Nr. 1

HUNGARY:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
20 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
25. Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS "Hunyadi",
26. Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS "Hungaria"

CROATIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
20 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
13. Waffen-Gebirges-Division Der SS "Handschar",
23. Waffen-Gebirgs-Division Der SS "Kama"

SERBIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
10 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
Sebisches Freiwilligen Korps.
Fought in the Royal Yugosalv Army uniforms.

ALBANIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
7 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
21. Waffen-Gebirges-Division Der SS "Skanderberg"

BULGARIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
600
Main Waffen-SS units:
Waffen-Grenadier Regiment der SS(Nr. 1), SS-Panzer Zerstörer Regiment

LITHUANIA:
Number of VOLUNTEERS:
50 000
Main Waffen-SS units:
None, mainly Non-SS Police units.
It was non Lithianian SS formations, but 38 Police Battalions were formed.