Germanske SS Norge (GSSN) was a military organization established in Norway in July 1942. GSSN was at the same time a Norwegian branch of Germanic-SS, and a sub organization of Quisling's Nasjonal Samling. Leader of the organization was Jonas Lie, and second-in-command was Sverre Riisnæs. The number of members reached a maximum of about 1,300 in 1944. A large part of the members were recruited from the police, and about fifty percent served at the Eastern Front.
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- Sørensen, Øystein (1995). "Germanske SS Norge (GSSN)". In Dahl, Hjeltnes, Nøkleby, Ringdal, Sørensen (in Norwegian). Norsk krigsleksikon 1940–1945. Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 133–134. ISBN 82-02-14138-9.
- Emberland, Terje; Kott, Matthew (2012) (in Norwegian). Himmlers Norge. Nordmenn i det storgermanske prosjekt. Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 341–349. ISBN 978-82-03-29308-5.
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