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Unternehmen Werwölfe (Enterprise Werewolf) pt 2/2

• Training takes place at Castle Hulchrath, near the small Rhenish town of Erkelenz. The castle was at the time the HQ of the HSSPF-West, Karl Gutenberger. Here Prutzmann set up his Werwolf Staff HQ.

Ilse Hirsch. Ilse joined the Bund Deutscher Mädel also known as the BDM (League of German Girls) at the age of 16. In 1941 she became a full time BDM Organiser. In 1944 she volunteered for the 'Werewolves', she was then 23 years old .

• On November 26, 1944, the Germans organized the Upper Rhine High Command to defend the upper Rhine. Hitler placed German Interior Minister Heinrich Himmler in command on December 10. (Note: It was in January 1945 when Hitler appointed Himmler, Commander in Chief of Army Group Vistula)

‘Operation Carnival’ begins when a captured B-17 bomber drops the group into a Belgian forest on March 20, 1945.

• After carrying out their mission two of the group are injured by a landmine

• The trial of the ‘Werewolves’ takes place in October 1949 in Germany. All but one of their group is rounded up.

SS Werwolf Combat Instruction Manual



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