Totenkopfverbande

Totenkopfverbande

tough Death’s Head units maintaining concentration camps in Nazi Germany. [Ger. Hist.: Shirer, 375]
See: Cruelty
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What an irony that members of the SS, whose comrades in the SS Totenkopfverbande slaughtered millions of Jews (and others) with identification numbers tattooed onto their arms, were displaying identification numbers as well.