History Of The SS: 923-45

History Of The SS: 923-45

The History Channel  |  November 26, 2012

The initials SS stand for Schutzstaffel, or Protection Squad. This special documentary is compiled from interviews with former SS men, lawyers, and historians, and those who had experience of the SS before, during, and after the war is produced and directed by filmmaker and military historian Andrew Mollo. It traces the origins of this handful of Hitler's bodyguards from the rowdy Munich beer halls of the early 1920s through to the controversy surrounding the SS today.

The initials SS stand for Schutzstaffel, or Protection Squad. This special documentary is compiled from interviews with former SS men, lawyers, and historians, and those who had experience of the SS before, during, and after the war is produced and directed by filmmaker and military historian Andrew Mollo. It traces the origins of this handful of Hitler's bodyguards from the rowdy Munich beer halls of the early 1920s through to the controversy surrounding the SS today.

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