When I started to research Felix Steiner, I noticed that his official and unofficial photos were different. When on the front he always wore that light grey coat of his on the uniform. However, the coat mysteriously disappeared in official situations. After seeing the 1st unofficial photos I got a strange feeling he kept that coat (or bought a similar one) after the war. I was right. http://fi.wikipedia.org/wik...
Very cute cardigan. :) Some British fashion he picked up as a POW?
Well, let's not forget that Felix Steiner is most probably the ONLY General of the Waffen-SS who is a hero (outside the Neo-Nazi circles that is). Those happy post-war photos with his Finnish friends simply wouldn't exist, if he had been an evil Nazi. He wasn't. Read his books and you will see how much his views differed from the views of Hitler and Himmler. So much that if he had written his books during the war and if Hitler had read them, Steiner would have been executed for high treason... for sure. He was divinely crazy to play the game he played and extremely courageous. Men like Felix Steiner do not exist anymore. Modern people are all cowards.
My brain still refuses to digest this: http://www.youtube.com/watc...
It's simply too much coming from a General of the Waffen-SS.
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