The Face Of War - Christian Tyschen. Christian joined the SS in December 1931 and was assigned to 50 Standarte. Ten months later he transferred to SSVT. He became a company leader of 'Germania' in October 1936 until December 1938 when he was promoted to be a batallion commander. He was a Battalion Commander of "Der Führer" Regiment, part of the 2nd SS Panzer Grenadier Division "Das Reich".in Russia in 1942 when he took a hit from a shell which shattered his jawbone. He spent many months in...