SS recruitment propaganda directed to the Hitlerjugend.
The SS clearly perceives, in pursuing these objectives, that it must be something more than a simple männerbund. It bases its ideas of the Order on the clan community. It wants to be an Order of clans that will see men born of the best Nordic species to serve the Reich. In this way, the selection will judge more and more, not the individual, but the value of an entire clan.
Absolute clarity and consensus are necessary for the ideological questions that concern this principle of community of Nordic race clans. It is the necessary condition of the SS’s persuasiveness.
‘The friend of the soldier’, almanac of 1944, edition D: Waffen SS, I – The SS as Order, taken from The Schutzstaffel (SS) Order.