SS Major Dr. Franz Riedweg, later chief of the Germanic Directorate, reports on a 7 July 1941 conference among various departments and ministries on the formation of volunteer units from occupied and neutral states. The Foreign Office made the request that the Waffen-SS take responsibility for the Danish, Norwegian, Swedish [did not materialize], Dutch and Flemish, and the Wehrmacht [i.e. Army] the other nationalities. NARA T175/106/26290229-32. Page 1, Page 2, Page 4.