Paul Hausser Biography
Birthday: October 7, 1880 (Libra)
Born In: Brandenburg, Germany
Paul Hausser was a German general who is considered to be the most capable high-ranking commander in the Waffen-SS during Nazi Germany. He was an officer in the Prussian Army during World War I and rose up to the rank of Generalleutnant in the inter-war German army, Reichswehr. Following merging with the Nazi army, he played a significant role in the formation of the Waffen-SS, and had organized a curriculum for training youths which was widely implemented by other SS officers. During World War II, he commanded the 2nd SS Division Das Reich and later the SS-Panzer Corps, and participated in most major battles including the invasion of Poland, Battle of France, Third Battle of Kharkov and the Battle of Kursk. After the war, as the spokesperson of HIAG, he lobbied heavily to establish the revisionist propaganda that aimed to achieve historical and legal rehabilitation for the Waffen-SS veterans.