Max Hansen, here as a SS-Sturmbannführer of the Waffen-SS, terminated the war with the rank of colonel. The winner of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Hansen fought throughout the war with the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler. He fought in Russia and took part in the Ardennes Offensive and the offensive in Hungary, Operation Spring Awakening in 1945 as commanding colonel of 1.SS Panzer Grenadier Regiment. He survived the war and died in 1990. B/W Photo Colourised by Pearse.