The victorious battles of the Waffen-SS

On the morning of April 13, 1941 the German units took their positions south of Serbian capital Belgrad. They were led by Generaloberst von Kleist. The SS Division Das Reich along with the Wehrmacht units participated in the battle, which took place on April 12 in the town that had been conquered north of Donau. April 15, 1941 the motorized Wehrmacht units and the SS Division LAH battled with the British troops in Northern Greece and made them move back towards south. The German troops then conquered Ptolemaios and Kozan. 30 British armored cars were destroyed near Ptolemaios. The breakthrough came during the next battles in Aliakamon, Serbia. April 22, 1941 the SS Division LAH crossed the Pindos Mountains from west and reached Janina, which resulted in interrupting the enemy's retreat from the Italian-Greek front.

June 29, 1941 the Wehrmacht and SS Division Das Reich units surrounded two Russian armies east of Bialystok. The pocket decreased day to day and with strong air and tank attacks the enemy's strength was destroyed and they were forced to surrender.

August 7, 1941 the Army Group Mitte was led by Generalfeldmarschall von Bock and began a complex attack to Smolensk with the air army that was led by Generalfeldmarschall Kesselring. The Russians were defeated in bloody battles in which the SS Division Das Reich participated. 310,000 men were imprisoned, 3,120 armored cars, 3,120 cannons and a huge amount of military equipment was taken as plunder. The Russian air force lost 1,098 aircrafts. In rough battles near Bialystok and Minsk the unit managed to break through the Stalin's line and Russians were made to flee from Dnepr and Upper Düüna's area. Strong Wehrmacht units and SS Division Das Reich moved quickly forward from the area that was 150 kilometers deep and 250 kilometers wide. August 20, 1941 the SS Division Wiking conquered the Dnepr bridgehead in South Ukraine. The fast units destroyed 65 Red Army's armored cars and took many prisoners. August 21, 1941 the SS Division LAH occupied an important industrial town Cherson in South Ukraine, on the mouth of the Dnepr River.

October 19, 1941 the SS Division LAH had street fights in seaport town Taganrog, which was situated between the Sea of Azov and Donets.

November 22, 1941 the motorized Wehrmacht units and the SS Division LAH had fierce battles in Rostov, on the lower reaches of Don River. The units were led by Generaloberst von Kleist.

December 3, 1941 the SS Division Das Reich was on the Moscow front and had a hard time in rough battles and beating back the Red Army's attack.

January 18, 1942 the battle group from the SS Police Division conquered 15 enemy's bunkers but also had to suffer great losses. January 28, 1942 the SS Police Division occupied 58 bunkers under Leningrad.

February 10, 1942 the 25th motorized division and SS Legion Flandern beat back the Red Army's great offensive. February 21, 1941 the German panzer group that was in the middle part of the Eastern Front and the SS Division Das Reich, the SS Cavalry Brigade and the 4th SS Infantry Regiment crushed the enemy's army in rough battles. The units were led by General Model. February 28, 1942 the SS Division Wiking broke through the Red Army's positions on the Donets front. The division was followed by the Wehrmacht units.

March 3, 1942 in the northern and middle part of the Eastern Front successful attacks against the Red Army took place. During a rough night battle the SS Legion Flandern conquered 25 enemy's bunkers and north of Lake Ilmen the Legion Niederlande stood out. March 8, 1942 the unit had defence battles in the middle and northern part of the Eastern Front. Wehrmacht units and the SS Police Division conquered several enemy's machine guns nests and broke the enemy's resistance. March 10, 1942 the SS Division Das Reich and Wehrmacht units conquered the enemy's sconces in the middle of the Eastern Front.

May 15, 1942 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Police Division destroyed the enemy's strong units.

June 29, 1942 the Wehrmacht divisions, the SS Police Division, the 2nd SS Infantry Brigade and the 9th SS Infantry Regiment, led by General Lindemann, surrounded the Red Army's 2nd Attack Army and a part of the 52nd and 59th Army. After rough battles these Red Army's units were destroyed.

July 24, 1942 the Wehrmacht divisions and the SS Division Wiking broke through the Rostov defence lines and occupied the port. July 30, 1942 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Wiking destroyed the enemy's rearguard south of Rostov.

August 4, 1942 the motorized Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Wiking conquered the Red Army's sconces near the Kuban river. August 5, 1942 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Wiking had rough battles in Kuban and they conquered Kropotkin. August 9, 1942 the Wehrmacht troops and the SS Division Wiking broke through the enemy's defence in Laba and attacked onwards heading towards Maykop.

September 26, 1942 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Cavalry Brigade went to attack the Red Army's positions in the middle of the Eastern Front.

October 7, 1942 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Wiking started to attack the enemy's positions south of Terek, near the Malgobek town. In difficult weather conditions they battled mostly over the oil areas that were in this region. October 9, 1942 southeast of Lake Ilmen the Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Totenkopf began their attack. They managed to destroy five Red Army's shooters' division and two shooters' brigades.

November 21, 1942 the SS Police Division's battle groups crossed the Neva River with landing boats. An unexpected attack resulted in the Russians having to suffer great losses.

December 17, 1942 in the Terek area the Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Wiking caused big losses for the Red Army with their attacks. December 18, 1942 the SS Legion Flandern's battle groups received a large number of bunkers and military equipment as plunder.

February 14, 1943 they had difficult battles east and north of Kharkov. The Wehrmacht's motorized units and the SS Panzer Corps with the SS Divisions LAH and Das Reich broke through the Red Army's defence. The enemy lost 35 tanks. February 1943 they had rough battles between the Don River's mouth and Kursk. In the Donets area the SS Panzer Corps battle groups from the 1st SS Division LAH and 2nd SS Division Das Reich had battles with the Red Army's cavalry units. February 16, 1943 the SS Panzer Corps had rough battles with the Red Army near Kharkov and destroyed 20 tanks. The SS Corps consisted the 1st SS Division LAH and the 2nd SS Division Das Reich. February 18, 1943 south of Kharkov the SS Panzer Corps crushed the enemy's regiment. February 22, 1943 the Wehrmacht and SS Panzer Corps divisions surrounded the enemy's units and destroyed them in the area between Donets and Dnepr. February 23, 1943 the Wehrmacht units and the 2nd SS Division Das Reich and the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf, which operated under the SS Panzer Corps, battled outstandingly and destroyed the Red Army's strong battle groups. February 24, 1943 the Wehrmacht and SS Panzer Corps divisions surrounded huge Red Army's troops during an attack operation between Donets and Dnepr. February 25, 1943 the Wehrmacht divisions and the SS Division Wiking began to attack the enemy's tank army, which after rough battles was destroyed. One of their battle groups was completely destroyed. A bloody battle took place in the area between Donets and Dnepr. February 27, 1943 the battle group from the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf broke through the Russians' defence line and got 54 cannons, a large number of small arms and 400 sledges. An unexpected attack caused the Russians severe losses.

March 7, 1943 south of Kharkov the motorized Wehrmacht divisions, the SS Panzer Corps' 1st SS Division LAH, the 2nd SS Division Das Reich and the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf broke the enemy's resistance and forced the enemy to move back towards north. The 3rd Russian tank army, the 12th and 15th tank corps, the cavalry corps and three shooters' divisions, which were all surrounded in the pocket, were destroyed. March 8, 1943 the German battle divisions and the SS Division LAH broke the enemy's resistance southeast of Kharkov and then moved out of the town and headed west. March 11, 1943 the German battle divisions with the SS Divisions LAH, Das Reich and a part of the division Totenkopf had rough battles in the Kharkov area. Two Red Army regiments were destroyed during an attack and the enemy was driven out of town in fierce street fights. March 13, 1943 rough battles took place in the Kharkov main railway station. The 1st SS Division LAH and the 2nd SS Division Das Reich participated in these street battles and the Red Army's resistance was suppressed. March 15, 1943 the SS Divisions faced difficult battles that lasted for days. Kharkov was surrounded and the town was attacked from north and east. March 16, 1943 the strong units of the Red Army began their attack southeast of Kharkov. SS Divisions were formed into battle groups. The most outstanding units in battles were the 3rd SS Regiment Deutschland under the Kampfgruppe Harmel and the 5th SS Regiment Thule under the Kampfgruppe Baum. March 18, 1943 they had rough battles between Kharkov and Kursk. Wehrmacht divisions and SS Panzer Corps participated in the battles that took place in the East. March 19, 1943 the 1st SS Division LAH and the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf battle groups made a surprise attack to Belgorod under the command of Peiper and Bochmann. March 20, 1943 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Panzer Corps (1st, 2nd, 3rd Division) started their counterattack to Kharkov and Belgorod in the area between Donets and Dnepr. The land forces were led by Generalfeldmarschall von Manstein and the air force was led by Generalfeldmarschall von Richthoffen. The Red Army's losses since February 13 were 19,594 soldiers imprisoned and 50,000 killed. 3,372 cannons, 1,410 tanks and armored cars and 1,846 motorized cars were taken as plunder.

By April 1, 1943 from the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS units had destroyed 456 Russian tanks on the Eastern Front from March 21 to 31. April 17, 1943 there were rough battles in the Donets area. The Wehrmacht units and the SS Division Wiking, which were on defence positions, beat back several Red Army attacks.

July 2, 1943 the SS Police Regiment and the anti-aircraft unit Reichführer SS participated in the anti-partisan operations on the homefront of the Army Group Mitte. Successful battles resulted in 350 partisan bunkers and 194 camps being destroyed. The enemy had to suffer great material losses. July 9, 1943 great battles in the Belgorod-Orel area took place. The Red Army struggled to stop the SS Panzer Corps' (1st, 2nd, 3rd SS Division) attack. The German tanks broke through the Red Army's positions and moved onwards. July 10, 1943 the Wehrmacht divisions and the SS Panzer Corps (1st, 2nd, 3rd SS Division) had successful battles in the Belgorod-Orel area. From July 5 the Red Army had lost 28,000 soldiers who were imprisoned, 1,640 tanks and 1,400 cannons.

August 4, 1943 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Panzer Corps (2nd, 3rd SS Divisions and 6th Panzer Division) beat back the Red Army's attack on Miuss and began a counterattack north of Kuybyshev and crushed the enemy. During those days 261 Russian tanks were destroyed. August 18, 1943 the Germans broke through all Russian attacks south and southwest of Belgorod. The 3rd SS Division Totenkopf stood out in the defence and attack battles. August 27, 1943 the 2nd SS Division Das Reich stood out in rough battles under Kharkov. The division destroyed 1,000 enemy's tanks during 35 battle days.

September 12, 1943 the SS parachutists (among whom were Estonians also), who were led by SS-Hauptsturmführer Otto Skorzeny, released the imprisoned Duce.

October 6, 1943 the SS battle brigade Reichführer-SS stood out in the battles on Corsica island.

November 6, 1943 the Red Army's attack was stopped between Kremenchuk and Kiev and the Russians were forced to flee southeast of Kiev. This year the SS Division Das Reich had destroyed 2,000 enemy's tanks. November 24, 1943 the 1st SS Infantry Brigade stood out west of Smolensk, because the unit managed to occupy Smolensk during a 7-day battle.

December 6, 1943 the 5th SS Division Wiking stopped the enemy's attack in the Cherkassy area. December 31, 1943 the 1st SS Division LAH stood out in defence battles near Zhytomyr.

January 15, 1944 the Waffen-SS units crushed two Red Army's regiments during a counterattack west of Berdychiv. January 18, 1944 the Wehrmacht divisions and the 5th SS Division Wiking began to break out of the Cherkassy pocket. The breakout passage was made by SS Attack Brigade Wallonie and the most important assignment – keeping the pocket mouth open and securing the back of outgoing units – was trusted to the Estonian battalion Narwa, which was the last unit to leave the pocket. The leader of the German group was Lieutenant General Stemmermann, who was killed. Outside they met the battle groups from the SS Division LAH and other Wehrmacht units. Their leader was General Breith. Despite the rough weather and landscape conditions many soldiers managed to break out.

February 28, 1944 the Wehrmacht divisions and the 2nd SS Division Das Reich with the SS Attack Brigade Langemarck fought back the Red Army's strong attacks near Jampol. February 29, 1944 the 2nd Latvian SS Brigade stood out in the battles that took place in the northern part of the Eastern Front.

March 7, 1944 the Wehrmacht and the 6th SS Division Nord's mountain hunters beat back the Red Army's units in a bloody battle in Louh. March 9, 1944 the 20th Estonian SS Division and the III SS Panzer Corps destroyed the Narva river's bridgehead. March 11, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the III SS Panzer Corps with the Estonian and Latvian SS volunteers stopped the Red Army's attack on the Eastern Front. The Russians were stopped under Nevel, in the Ostrov area and near Pihkva and Narva. 101 Red Army's tanks were destroyed. March 13, 1944 the 1st SS Division LAH stood out in defence battles east of Tarnopol. March 15, 1944 the Dutch 48th SS Regiment General Seyffart stood out. March 27, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf beat back the Red Army's attack between Pervomaisk and Balta. Southeast of Ostrov the Latvian SS volunteers and the German units fought back several Red Army's divisions. March 30, 1944 rough battles took place near Ostrov and on the Narva front.

April 3, 1944 the 5th SS Division Wiking stood out in the Kovel area. April 6, 1944 after a week-long battle the units managed to break out of Kovel. SS-Gruppenführer Gille, who had arrived in town on March 17, organized with the 17th SS Cavalry Regiment an operation to bring the wounded out of the surrounded town. April 9, 1944 the Red Army's offensive was stopped in the Kamenez-Podolski area. Under the leadership of General Hube the Wehrmacht divisions and battle groups from SS Divisions LAH and Das Reich stopped the enemy in a 14-day long rough battle. The II SS Panzer Corps was also involved in the angry battling along with the 9th SS Division Hohenstaufen and the 10th SS Division Frundsberg. April 17, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the II SS Panzer Corps destroyed the enemy's bridgehead in Strypa area and beat back the Red Army's attack.

June 6, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the 7th SS Division Prinz Eugen along with the 500th SS Parachute Battalion crushed Tito partisans' positions. June 29, 1944 the allies' front was beaten almost 25 kilometers back in Normandy. Rough battles took place southwest of Caen and the 12th SS Division Hitlerjugend stood out in these battles. June 30, 1944 an extensive anti-partisan operation took place in Belarus, where the Wehrmacht units and the Police troops destroyed the enemy completely. They were led by SS-Gruppenführer Gottleb.

July 8, 1944 the Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS units destroyed 1,059 allies' tanks and shot down 237 aircrafts during the first month on the Normandy front. July 11, 1944 the battle group from the 5th SS Division Wiking stood out in Kovel area, it was led by SS-Obersturmbannführer Mühlenkamp. July 16, 1944 the 9th and 10th SS Division with some parts of the Wehrmacht stood out in the battle under Caen. These divisions caused the enemy severe losses during the attacks. 140 tanks were destroyed. July 21, 1944 the SS Division Reichführer SS, led by SS-Gruppenführer Simon, stood out in the rough battles on the coast of Liguria. North of Brest-Litovski the Wehrmacht units and the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf beat back the Red Army's attack. July 29, 1944 the 17th SS Division Götz von Berlichingen stood out in rough battles near Saint-Lô. The division was led by SS-Standartenführer Baum after its initial leader SS-Brigadeführer Ostendorff was wounded. July 30, 1944 the Wehrmacht divisions, the IV SS Panzer Corps, the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf and the 5th SS Division Wiking were in difficult battles with the Red Army between Warsaw and Siedlce. July 31, 1944 the 2nd SS Division Das Reich and the 17th SS Division Götz von Berlichingen, both operating under Waffen's Panzerkampfgruppe, kept the front in bloody battles near Sourdeval.

August 1, 1944 rough battles near Narva took place. The Red Army's great offensive was stopped by the III SS Panzer Corps, which included the 11th SS Division Nordland, the 23rd SS Division Nederland and the 20th Estonian SS Division. August 2, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the IV SS Panzer Corps with the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf and the 5th SS Division Wiking beat back the Red Army's attack northeast of Warsaw. August 3, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the Waffen-SS troops destroyed 3,908 enemy's tanks in rough battles from the Carpathians to the Gulf of Finland. The Luftwaffe destroyed 250 tanks. August 9, 1944 the 19th Latvian SS Division stood out in the north part of the Eastern Front. The leader of this unit was SS-Brigadeführer Steckenbach. August 16, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the 18th SS Division Horst Wessel with the 7th SS Attack Brigade Charlemagne destroyed the enemy's seven divisions west of the Carpathians, in Sanok, during a three-day rough battle. The enemy lost 151 tanks, 98 cannons and numerous soldiers were imprisoned. August 22, 1944 the SS Attack Brigade Wallonie had rough battles on Tartu front, led by SS-Sturmbannführer Degrelle. August 24, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the IV SS Panzer Corps (3rd, 5th SS Division) beat back several Red Army's assaults northeast of Warsaw. August 24, 1944 the Wehrmacht divisions and the IV SS Panzer Corps with the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf and the 5th SS Division Wiking beat back the Red Army's attacks in rough battles north of Warsaw. August 25, 1944 the IV SS Panzer Corps had successful defence battles in Weichel and northeast of Warsaw. From August 18 to 22 the SS Corps had destroyed 98 enemy's tanks.

September 2, 1944 the IV SS Panzer Corps and the Wehrmacht units had successful defence battles northeast of Warsaw. September 11, 1944 the Red Army's assault was stopped between Weichel and Narev. The Wehrmacht units and the IV SS Panzer Corps managed to successfully maintain the front. They were led by SS-Gruppenführer Gille. September 14, 1944 the IV SS Panzer Corps with the Hungarian units fought back the Red Army's attack northeast of Warsaw. 45 enemy's tanks were destroyed. September 16, 1944 the IV SS Panzer Corps with Hungarian troops beat back the Red Army's attack near Warsaw and forced the enemy to escape. Rough battles took place over the whole Eastern Front on that day. The Red Army's attack plans were interrupted under Balk and near Modohn and Valk. The 19th Latvian SS Division and the Luftwaffe stood out in battles. September 17, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the Hungarian divisions along with the IV SS Panzer Corps' 3rd and 5th SS Divisions won a battle with the Red Army in protecting Warsaw. September 25, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the III SS Panzer Corps with the 11th SS Division Nordland and the 23rd SS Division Nederland successfully beat back the Red Army's great offensive south of Riga. September 27, 1944 the 1st British Airborne Division's resistance was broken near Arnhem. During a ten-day rough battle the II SS Panzer Corps, the 9th SS Division Hohenstaufen and the 10th SS Division Frundsberg destroyed the surrounded enemy completely. The units were led by SS-Obergruppenführer Bittrich. September 30, 1944 the 19th Latvian SS Division stood out in the defence battles in Latvia.

October 1, 1944 the Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS units had rough battles near Warsaw. The leader of these units was SS-Obergruppenführer von dem Bach. October 2, 1944 the Wehrmacht battle units and the 10th SS Division Frundsberg broke through the British defence lines between Niederhein and Vaalimaa and the enemy was forced to retreat back towards west. October 8, 1944 the 102nd SS Panzer unit had destroyed 227 allies' tanks, 28 cannons, 19 armored cars and 25 trucks on the Western Front from July 10 to August 20, 1944. The unit was led by SS-Obersturmbannführer Weiss. October 9, 1944 the 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer stood out in Siebenburgen's battles, the division's leader was SS-Standartenführer Rumohr. October 10, 1944 the 1st Mountain Division and 7th SS Mountain Division Prinz Eugen were successful during a fast attack in East Serbia. The units were led by SS-Oberführer Kumm. October 18, 1944 the 10th company from the SS Regiment Der Führer stood out in battles. In the middle of September this company had protected the Westwall and beat off the outnumbered enemy's attacks fantastically without the artillery unit's support. October 20, 1944 the III SS Panzer Corps 11th and 23rd Division with the 19th Latvian SS Division fought back the Red Army's attacks near Riga. October 23, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the SS Regiment Schill crushed the partisans' formations in rough battles in East Slovakian mountains. October 24, 1944 the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS units caused the enemy severe damages during a quick counterattack near Seroc. October 27, 1944 the Red Army's and partisans attack was stopped in Middle Slovakia. The SS Regiment Schill had rough battles in Altsohl-Neusohl area. Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS units had bloody battles near Narev and fought back all Red Army's assaults. The Red Army's moving onwards was stopped during a three-week battle near the Arctic Ocean. The 6th SS Mountain Division Nord and the Wehrmacht units surrounded the Red Army's 12th shooters' division and tank units. The enemy, who was trapped in a pocket, was destroyed in bloody battles. October 28, 1944 the 16th SS Division Reichführer-SS made a surprise attack to a strategically important upland near Imola.

November 8, 1944 the enemy's defence was crushed in Slovakia. In these forest and mountain battles that lasted over two months the Wehrmacht units along with the 18th SS Division Horst Wessel and SS Regiment Schill stopped the Red Army's attack in West and Middle Slovakia. The units' leader was SS-Obergruppenführer Berger. The III SS Panzer Corps, the 11th SS Division Nordland, the 23rd SS Division Nederland and the 19th Latvian SS Division stood out in the battles in Courland. November 27, 1944 the Red Army's attack was stopped east of Budapest in a thirteen-day battle. The Wehrmacht divisions with the 4th SS Police Division and the 8th SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer destroyed 272 enemy's tanks. November 30, 1944 the Wehrmacht divisions and the III SS Panzer Corps kept their positions strongly in Courland, the units were led by Generaloberst Schöder. The Red Army sent 70 shooters' divisions and tank units to crush the German troops. In the battles that lasted from November 19 to 25 the Red Army did not manage to break the Germans' resistance even while using the cannon army.

December 14, 1944 the Red Army's strong attacks were beaten back by Waffen-SS units north and northeast of Budapest. December 15, 1944 the Wehrmacht units and the 17th SS Division Götz von Berlichingen beat back the US troops attacks between Saargemünd and Bitsch. December 27, 1944 the 19th Latvian SS Division stood out in Courland battles. December 29, 1944 the Red Army's great assault was beaten back. In successful defence battles the Wehrmacht divisions and the III SS Panzer Corps, the 11th and 23rd SS Division and the 19th Latvian SS Division destroyed several enemy's divisions and numerous tanks.

January 1, 1945 the Red Army's attack was beaten back near Doblen in Courland. The Wehrmacht units and the III SS Panzer Corps with the Latvians beat back 46 shooter's divisions and 22 tank-attack cannons' unit during an 11-day battle. 513 enemy's tanks were destroyed, 79 cannons and 247 machine guns were taken as plunder in Courland from December 21 to 31.

January 8, 1945 the Wehrmacht units and the IV SS Panzer Corps with the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf and the 5th SS Division Wiking made the enemy retreat from Hungary. During a battle that lasted for days between Lake Balaton and Donau, the German units broke through the enemy's defence lines and the Red Army was forced to retreat 40 kilometers north of Vértes Mountains. 159 enemy's tanks were destroyed in battles and 425 cannons were taken as plunder. January 13, 1945 the Red Army's attack was stopped in Grenze, Southern Slovakia, in a 7-day battle and the SS battle groups caused the enemy severe losses. January 18, 1945 the battle group from the 6th SS Division Nord stopped the US units' attack under Voges and caused the enemy serious damage. January 19, 1945 the Wehrmacht units and the 7th SS Division Prinz Eugen with the 13th SS Division Handschar had rough battles in Croatian mountains with the enemy. The units' leader was Generalfeldmarschall von Weichs. The German units crushed three Bulgarian armies, several strong partisan units and some Red Army's divisions. January 20, 1945 the IV SS Panzer Corps, the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf and the 5th SS Division Wiking broke through the Red Army's positions east of Lake Balaton in Hungary and forced the enemy retreat over Donau. January 23, 1945 the Wehrmacht divisions and the IV SS Panzer Corps moved through the Red Army's resistance onwards south of Budapest. January 27, 1945 the Wehrmacht units and the IV SS Panzer Corps attacked the Red Army between Lake Velence and Vali and made the Russians retreat.

February 1, 1945 the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf broke through the Red Army's defence between Velence river and Donau and moved 35 kilometers onwards. The division's leader was SS-Brigadeführer Hellmuth Becker. 110 to 131 enemy's tanks were destroyed in a night battle by “tank fists”. The Red Army lost 387 tanks, 702 cannons and 832 motorized vehicles in Hungary from January 1. February 9, 1945 the IX SS Mountain Corps, the 8th SS Division Florian Geyer and the 22nd SS Division Maria Theresia stopped the Red Army's strong attacks in the siege of Budapest. February 12, 1945 the German units with the Waffen-SS troops destroyed 7,966 tanks, thousands of cannons and 10,000 motorized vehicles during the last weeks on the Eastern Front. February 14, 1945 the 500th Assault Cannons' unit and the SS Kampfgruppe Lenzer stood out in the battles under Poznan. February 17, 1945 the Wehrmacht units and the IV SS Panzer Corps with the 3rd SS Division Totenkopf and the 5th SS Division Wiking crushed the Red Army's resistance during a week-long defence and attack battles between Lake Balaton and Donau. February 23, 1945 the 34th SS Division Landstorm Nederland in Middle Holland made a surprise attack to the 49th British division's positions. The Dutch volunteers conquered the British fire points and received a large number of prisoners. February 25, 1945 the Wehrmacht assault units, the I SS Panzer Corps, the 1st SS Division LAH and the 12th SS Division Hitlerjugend crushed the enemy's bridgehead west of Gran during rough counterattacks. February 27, 1945 the SS battle group on beat the enemy back in Pomerania while defencing the wing of the front. The unit was led by SS-Obersturmführer Capelle.

March 6, 1945 battles in Pomerania, Stargard and Greifenber took place. The 11th Panzer Army, which included the 4th, 10th, 11th, 15th, 23rd, 27th, 28th and 33rd SS Divisions, stopped the Red Army's attacks north of Stargard, northeast of Gollnow and near Plahte. March 8, 1945 the Wehrmacht units and the 20th Estonian SS Division stopped the Red Army's strong 3rd tank army near Lauban. March 28, 1945 the 11th SS Division Nordland stood out in Pomerania battles. March 30, 1945 the 1st company from the SS Festungsregiment Besslein made an outstanding breakthrough in the Breslau fort.

April 2, 1945 the 17th SS Division Götz von Berlischingen beat back 25 US units' attacks during the last three days. 38 US tanks and armored cars were destroyed and 50 officers were imprisoned. April 8, 1945 the Wehrmacht units along with the 5th SS Division Wiking and the 14th SS Division Galizien stopped the Red Army's attack to Graz. April 10, 1945 the 503rd SS Panzer unit, which's heavy company destroyed 66 tanks, 44 cannons and 15 trucks from February 2 to March 18, 1945, stood out in Gotenhafen battles. The successful company was led by SS-Untersturmführer Brommann. April 22, 1945 the SS Festungregiment Besslein stood out in protecting the Breslau fort. The Red Army's units were beaten back in a strategically important part of the fort. April 23, 1945 the Wehrmacht units and the 17th SS Division Götz von Berlischingen fought back the US troops' attack south of Nuremberg.

May 9, 1945 the German units surrendered.