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Product Description: Reichsführer-SS, Chief of German Police, Reich Commissar for the Consolidation of German Nationhood, Reich Minister of the Interior, Commander of the Replacement Army, and Commander-in-Chief of Army Group Vistula―Heinrich Himmler ultimately combined all of these positions in his person...read more

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9780764352591 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Reichsführer-SS, Chief of German Police, Reich Commissar for the Consolidation of German Nationhood, Reich Minister of the Interior, Commander of the Replacement Army, and Commander-in-Chief of Army Group Vistula―Heinrich Himmler ultimately combined all of these positions in his person.

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Product Description: The story of the French units of the Waffen-SS in World War II―the Französische SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Regiment; Französische SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade, Waffen-Grenadier-Brigade der SS “Charlemagne”; 33. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS “Charlemagne”―is told in this concise and detailed book...read more

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9780764351815 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The story of the French units of the Waffen-SS in World War II―the Französische SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Regiment; Französische SS-Freiwilligen-Sturmbrigade, Waffen-Grenadier-Brigade der SS “Charlemagne”; 33.

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Product Description: All of the uniform-specific insignia used by the Waffen-SS in World War II are presented in this concise, all-color book. Included are sleeve and cap eagles in their various versions, collar tabs, sleeve shields, and cuff titles, as well as shoulder boards and straps, and rank insignia...read more

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9780764351761 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: All of the uniform-specific insignia used by the Waffen-SS in World War II are presented in this concise, all-color book.

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Product Description: A detailed history of all 18 Waffen-SS grenadier divisions in World War II, including formation, combat operations throughout the war, and final disposition at war’s end. Rare images―including soldbuchs and award documents―and personal veteran accounts are featured, along with equipment, commanders, maps, and charts...read more

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9780764348372 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, April 28, 2015, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A detailed history of all 18 Waffen-SS grenadier divisions in World War II, including formation, combat operations throughout the war, and final disposition at war’s end.

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Product Description: A rare look inside the Sonderkommando, Dirlewanger, the SS anti-partisan unit notorious for atrocities in Poland and Russia during World War II. These memoirs were written by a former member of the unit from its formation in 1940 to the end of the war and took part in nearly all its operations...read more
By Rolf Michaelis (editor)

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9780764344794, titled "The Ss-sonderkommando “Dirlewanger”: A Memoir" | Schiffer Pub Ltd, November 27, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A rare look inside the Sonderkommando, Dirlewanger, the SS anti-partisan unit notorious for atrocities in Poland and Russia during World War II.

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Product Description: In the follow-up to German attacks in World War II, Ethnic Germans all over Europe were drafted into the German military from all of the occupied countries. Nearly 650,000 from all occupied countries men were put into Wehrmacht, Waffen-SS, and Order Police service...read more

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9780764342615 | Gardners Books, September 28, 2012, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: In the follow-up to German attacks in World War II, Ethnic Germans all over Europe were drafted into the German military from all of the occupied countries.

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Product Description: The close-range engagement of tanks became extremely important mainly because of the Soviet T-34 and KV-I tanks, which for a long time were superior to all German tanks and anti-tank guns. Frequently employed in small groups of three to five tanks to support the infantry, these Russian tanks could often be put out of action with close-range weapons...read more

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9780764340529 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, June 28, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The close-range engagement of tanks became extremely important mainly because of the Soviet T-34 and KV-I tanks, which for a long time were superior to all German tanks and anti-tank guns.

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Product Description: In the years between 1940 and 1945, a total of approximately 12,500 Belgians served in the Waffen-SS, a number roughly equal to the strength of an infantry division in 1944. Because of political and social problems and different objectives of the volunteers, however, the men were not combined in a single unit, rather they were deployed in three different formations...read more

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9780764340345 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, May 28, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the years between 1940 and 1945, a total of approximately 12,500 Belgians served in the Waffen-SS, a number roughly equal to the strength of an infantry division in 1944.

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Product Description: Hitler created the Sniper Badge on August 20, 1944, to impel soldiers to train and be used as snipers. Thus the strategic importance of single combat was stressed in highly stylized propaganda. Since the soldiers themselves to a special extent were in sight of the enemy troops, unlike the members of other service arms, experienced the death of their enemies directly, the numbers of volunteers did not reach the planned extent...read more

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9780764340321 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, June 28, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Hitler created the Sniper Badge on August 20, 1944, to impel soldiers to train and be used as snipers.

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Product Description: ‘The political and military movement of Bronislav Kaminski in Russia 1941-1944 was a single case in the German occupation politic. Because of his constituted NationalSocialist Russian Labour Party he became for some time an ally to Hitler...read more

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9780764337659 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, August 28, 2011, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: ‘The political and military movement of Bronislav Kaminski in Russia 1941-1944 was a single case in the German occupation politic.

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Product Description: This new book is a concise combat history of the three Waffen-SS cavalry divisions in World War II. The 8th SS-Cavalry Division Florian Geyer was established out of the SS-Cavalry Brigade under Hitlers future brother-in-law Hermann Fegelein...read more

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9780764336614 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This new book is a concise combat history of the three Waffen-SS cavalry divisions in World War II.

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Product Description: This new book is a concise combat history of the six Waffen-SS panzergrenadier divisions in World War II. The formation and combat histories of each are discussed in detailed text, along with maps and rare photographs and includes: the 4th SS-Polizei Panzergrenadier Division; 11th SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier Division Nordland; 16th SS-Panzergrenadier Division Reichsführer-SS; 17th SS-Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen; 18th SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier Division Horst Wessel; 23rd SS-Freiwilligen Panzergrenadier Division Nederland...read more

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9780764336607 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2010, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This new book is a concise combat history of the six Waffen-SS panzergrenadier divisions in World War II.

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Product Description: This new book covers the little known combat operations of the German Ordnungspolizei (Order Police - regular uniformed police) during World War II. Discussed are unit formations, personalities, and operations including frontline combat, security duties in occupied countries, as well as the participation of some battalions in ethnic cleansing atrocities...read more

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9780764336591 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This new book covers the little known combat operations of the German Ordnungspolizei (Order Police - regular uniformed police) during World War II.

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Product Description: Several thousand ethnic Germans in Romania, (the so called Volksdeutscher) were drafted into the Waffen-SS in 1943. With these new troops Himmler built up the new 11th Waffen-SS Division. To fill the ranks Division Nordland also took over battalion strength units from Danmark and Norway, though ninety percent of the division were Volksdeutsche from Romania...read more

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9780764331008 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Several thousand ethnic Germans in Romania, (the so called Volksdeutscher) were drafted into the Waffen-SS in 1943.

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Product Description: The 10th Waffen-SS Division Frundsberg was formed at the beginning of 1943 as a reserve for the expected Allied invasion of France. However, their first campaign was in the Ukraine in April 1944. Highly motivated after combat success in Ukraine the unit was then transported back to the west where they fought the Allies in France and Arnhem...read more

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9780764330995 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, September 28, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The 10th Waffen-SS Division Frundsberg was formed at the beginning of 1943 as a reserve for the expected Allied invasion of France.

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Product Description: The SS Division 30. Januar was one of the last SS-Divisions formed during World War II and was almost entirely composed of training units and 16-18 year old boys (the honorary name 30. Januar was the same date Hitler became Reich chancellor in 1933)...read more

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9780764331015 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, August 28, 2008, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The SS Division 30.

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Product Description: STAHLHELM SERIES: THE HISTORY OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE THIRD REICH. Fifty years after the end of World War II in Europe, it is felt imperative that the English-speaking world comprehend the perspectives of those who fought on the other (losing) side, which to a great extent can only be appreciated by a familiarity with their unique experiences, particularly on the decisive Eastern Front...read more

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9781899765010 | Drake Intl Services, December 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: STAHLHELM SERIES: THE HISTORY OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE THIRD REICH.

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