Sculpture: Eduard Pérez
Painting: Jaume Ortiz
Number of parts of the kit: 9
On the eve of the Second World War, the paramilitary formation known as Schutzstaffel or SS had started an ample militarization process in order to become the elite troops of the Nazi war machine.
After participating in small units on the annexation actions prior to the war, these troops started to organize as divisions that would participate with full operative force in the France and the Netherlands campaign. Probably, they were the most motivated and ruthless fighters in the Second World War.
As elite troops, the received earlier the best equipment and were the first to use camouflage garments as a standard part of the uniform.
In our miniature, we have decided to portray an infantry soldier from one of these units. He wears some standard equipment that spans more or less the period between 1940 and 1944. The camouflage garments can be decorated with diverse patterns.