Leibstandarte: Hitler's Elite Body Guard
Adolf Hitler raised a group of 200 men, fanatics known as the 'Stosstrupp-Hitler'. They were brought together by Nazi thug who was also a trusted friend of Hitler's named Sepp Deitrich. He and the men of the bodyguard pledged themselves to defending the life of the man who's name they wore on their sleeves so proudly.
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