Seventy-four years after the fall of the Third Reich, the German government is still paying foreign soldiers injured while assisting the National Socialist war effort, including two Swedes who served in the armed unit of the SS.
Last week, Berlin assured that none of the 15 Swedish citizens receiving compensation for war-injuries had been members of the paramilitary Schutzstaffel organization. However, Swedish paper Dagens Nyheter has determined that at least two of those receiving monthly payments from Germany are indeed former Waffen-SS members.
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