The Wehrmacht (lit. defense force) were the unified military force tasked with defense of the former Nazi Germany.
The Wehrmacht consisted of the:
In September 1940, during World War II, Eddie Gorm infiltrated the German Army in order to gather information on a secret Nazi project. During his defection, he served under Otto Hammerstein (who operated in London undercover as "Jack Turpin"). Gorm's friend Stan found out about Hammerstein's Nazi allegiance and Eddie was forced to kill his friend to show his new allegiance to the Nazis.
By 1942, Eddie had risen up the ranks, incorporating himself into the SS and obtaining the rank of Untersturmfurher. After a surprise meeting with General Gero Kramer, Eddie once again, reaffirmed his allegiance to their cause and cast aside any attachment to Britain.