"Fifteen people in Sweden, krigspension from Germany - and two of them have previously been in the Waffen-SS, write the day's News."
"During the second world war, the Waffen-SS a part of the organization of the SS and were comprised of special forces soldiers who fought alongside the regular army, guarded the concentration camps and fought against the resistance groups in German-occupied areas. From 1940, the adopted volunteers from all over Europe and from 1943, also conscripted German soldiers to the dressing."
"What is the role of the two former Waffen-SS members had is not known. According to German authorities there are no indications that the two old members in Sweden have acceded voluntarily to the dressing."
"Around 200 swedes joined the German army during the second world war and were promised, thus lifelong pensions. Krigspensionerna paid out to the former soldiers injured during the war and, in some cases, their survivors. Even civilians who are injured can obtain compensation."
"The fifteen people in Sweden, German krigspensioner are all aged 82-101 and receive between sek 1 500 and 10 000 dollars a month. Three of them are widows of men who died."