What happened to the regular German soldier just fighting for their country once WW2 ended?

During WW2 the regular German fighting man was a member of the Wehrmacht correct? To say Nazi forces would refer to Waffen SS troops or similar I am guessing…. Obviously the Nazi components carried out a good amount of the war crimes for which a number were prosecuted. The regular fighting soldier, sailor or airman... show more During WW2 the regular German fighting man was a member of the Wehrmacht correct? To say Nazi forces would refer to Waffen SS troops or similar I am guessing…. Obviously the Nazi components carried out a good amount of the war crimes for which a number were prosecuted. The regular fighting soldier, sailor or airman however didn’t commit any crime; they just performed the daily duties like any other member of a military unit. What happened to these regular troops just fighting for their country? Did they become part of a new German military? Were they suddenly unemployed? Did they just return to their homes and families? What happened?
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