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SS Bad Tölz Photo Group

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SS Bad Tölz Photo Group

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SS Bad Tölz Photo Group!

Nice & rare group of 3 postcard format pictures all of the same ss man from the SS Bad Tölz school!

Lots of nice detail from collar tabs, shoulder straps and cuff titles!

 

 

In 1937, SS-Junker School Bad Tölz (an SS officer candidate training camp) was established near the town. The school operated until the end of World War II in 1945. A subcamp of the Dachau concentration camp was located in the town. It provided labour for the school and the Zentralbauleitung (Central Administration Building). Bad Tölz would also be the last town to be “passed through” by the Holocaust death march from Dachau to the Austrian border, that would be halted by Nisei U.S. Army artillery soldiers on 2 May 1945, just two kilometres short of the next village to the east of it, Waakirchen. The former SS-Junker school was the base of the U.S. Army’s 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group until 1991. It was in Bad Tölz that Amon Göth, commandant of the Nazi concentration camp in Płaszów, in German-occupied Poland during World War II, was arrested and sent for trial in Poland.

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