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The Waffen-SS : a pictorial documentation

Author: Herbert Walther; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: West Chester, Pa. : Schiffer Pub., ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This book is a pictorial and factual documentation of the engagement of young men standing in the front line during World War II. Men fighting as soldiers and innumerably losing their lives on all battle fronts in World War II ... Five-hundred exciting photographs never before published, illustrate the battles of a troop of which no one-- not even its adversaries on the battlefield-- denied its bravery and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Walther; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0887402046 9780887402043
OCLC Number: 22114395
Description: 238 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: "Extraordinary bravery" --
The years 1933-1938 --
The Polish Campaign, 1939 --
The Western Campaign, 1940 --
The Balkan Campaign, 1941 --
The campaign in Russia, 1941 --
The first Russian winter, 1941-42 --
The Northern Sector of the Eastern Front --
The offensive in South Russia, 1942 --
The second Russian winter, 1942-43 --
Karkov, 1943 --
"Operation Citadel" --
The Russian counterattacks, 1943 --
European volunteers --
The winter of 1943-44 in the East --
Retreat fighting, summer and autumn 1944 --
Fighting in Yugoslavia and Hungary, 1944-45 --
Training Waffen-SS soldiers during the war --
In the West, 1942-43 --
The invasion, 1944 --
The winter of 1944-45 --
The last battles in the Reich --
The Waffen-SS : a balanced appraisal.
Other Titles: Waffen SS.
Responsibility: by Herbert Walther with Generalfeldmarschall von Manstein, General von Manteuffel, and Heinz Hohne ; [translated from the German by Edward Force].

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Covers all divisions of the SS panzer corps in over 500 photos and covers the formation and combat throughout WWII.  Read more...

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