So exhausted were the men of the 6th Parachute Regiment after fighting the Americans in Operation Cobra one unit commander, von der Heydte, brought his Parachute Regiment into a concealed bivouac and there, hidden from Americans and Germans alike, permitted his men to sleep for twenty-four hours before reporting his location to higher headquarters. In one instance 100 German paratroopers walked into a command post of an armored division and surrendered
Hugo Boss started his clothing company in 1924 in Metzingen. His company was supplier for Nazi uniforms since 1924. Hugo Boss was one of the firms contracted by the Nazis to design the black SS uniforms along with the brown SA shirts, and the Hitler Youth uniforms.