Until now, "the valiant troops of the SS" fought only with unarmed civilians. Even in Czechoslovakia, they did not face military force, because this courageous country was given to be devoured by the monster leading European powers, who naively hoped to temper this decision of his appetites. When in the spring of 1939, Hitler decided to attack Poland, it was clear that this time will have to wage a real war. Himmler wanted the SS played an important role in the conflict. He hoped to create after the victory is already a full-scale army, which would allow him to achieve his goal and finally become a great military leader, and a former fancier secretly dream cherished since his appointment Reichsfuehrer SS. In political terms, the creation of the SS Army provided a counterbalance to the forces of the Wehrmacht, and as such would constitute an army of elite units, its role could be decisive in the event of open conflict with the generals. She could be charging some of the dirty things that ordinary troops, composed of conscripts soldiers refused to carry out.