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The Waffen-SS (4): 24. to 38. Divisions, & Volunteer Legions

by Gordon Williamson

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military life & institutions,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Uniforms,
  • History / Military / World War II

  • Edition Notes

    Men-at-Arms

    ContributionsStephen Andrew (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8922522M
    ISBN 101841765929
    ISBN 109781841765921

    SS: Steel Rain is an exciting account of the battles of the Waffen-SS Panzers in the West from D-Day in June to the defeat of Germany in May Size: Quarto. Book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller In the early s, a tiny group was formed within the SA to serve as Hitler's personal bodyguard. Originally labelled the 'Stosstruppe Adolf Hitler', they later became known as the SS - Schutz Staffeln, or 'protection squads'. From these humble beginnings, the SS rose to a nominal strength of 38 divisions of over , men by , representing a sizeable portion of Germany's land forces Price: $

    The Waffen SS in the West (Hitler's War Machine), New, Carruthers, Bob Book 5 out of 5 stars 1 product rating 1 product ratings - The Waffen SS in the West (Hitler's War Machine), New, Carruthers, Bob Book. This book traces the history, organization, uniforms and equipment of the Waffen SS between and This elite wing of the Nazi party counted nearly one million volunteers from all the countries of Europe. With the full support of the Nazi regime, the Waffen SS .

    Uniforms, Organization and History of the Waffen-SS, Volume 3 by Bender, Roger J. And Taylor, Hugh Page and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Waffen-SS was the military branch of the SS. Units of the Waffen-SS took part in most of the major military campaigns of World War II. They were heavily involved in the commission of the Holocaust through their participation in mass shootings, anti-partisan warfare, and in supplying guards for Nazi concentration camps They were also responsible for many other war crimes.


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