bruno was a member of the french foreign legion when the war broke out. when france capitulated in 1940 bruno joined the german army in tunisia. as an expert in hand-to-hand combat and with a stupendous combat record, he was selected by the waffen-ss to be one of the core recruits of the newly formed ss-pzgdr reg. 21, an honor that only he holds (in present company). bruno has a love hate relationship with rudolf and the two fight constantly with bruno always outlasting the stronger hartmann.