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THE GERMAN WEHRMACHT IN WWII: UNIT HISTORIES: WAFFEN-SS, PANZER, ELITE TROOPS
The 12th SS Panzer Division “HJ”: A Pic-
torial History
Herbert Walther. A heavily
illustratedchronicleof the“Hitlerjugend”Division
in over 230 bw and 30 color photos including its
late war formation and campaigns throughout
Normandy and Austria.
Size:8.5”x11”•250color/bwphotos•120pp.
ISBN:978-0-88740-166-4•hard•$29.99
Himmler’s Bosnian Division: The Waffen-SS
Handschar Division 1943-45
George Lepre. This
is the story of the “Handschar,” a Muslim combat
formation created by the Germans to “restore order in
Bosnia.” What actually transpired was quite different.
Size:6”x9”•250bwphotos•380pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0134-9•hard•$39.95
Galicia Division: The Waffen-SS 14th Grenadier
Division 1943-45
Michael O. Logusz. In 1943/44
a determined group of young men and women in
Galicia volunteered to serve in a combat division
destined for eastern front combat. Although initially
Galicia’s Volunteers would serve in a German spon-
sored military formation, in actuality the volunteers
of the Galicia division wanted to engage all hostile
ideologies-both from the east and west-in order to
secure a free independent Ukraine. Size:6”x9”•50bw
photos•592pp.• ISBN:0-7643-0081-4•hard•$35.00
The History of the 24. Waffen-Gebirgs (Karst-
jäger)-Division der SSand the Holders of the
Anti-Partisan War Badge in Gold in the Second
World War
Rolf Michaelis. The 24. Waffen-Gebirgs
[Karstjäger]-Division der SS anti-partisan unit was
mostly comprised of Yugoslav recruits and operated in
the Karst border area of Austria, Yugoslavia, and Italy
from 1943 to 1945. This is not only a history, but an
examination of the German Anti-Partisan War Badge
in Gold and its recipients from the unit.
Size:7”x10”•120color/bwphotos•96pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4802-0•hard•$24.99
SS-Heimwehr Danzig in Poland 1939
Rolf
Michaelis. This is the first book in English on this
obscure early-WWII SS unit. In July 1939, SS-Heim-
wehr Danzig was formed from members of the III./4.
SS-Totenkopf-Standarte “Ostmark,” as well as from
Danzig citizen volunteers. As a unit of the RFSS they
reinforced other existing Danzig units for the impending
invasion of Poland.
Size:6”x9”•140bwphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2943-2•hard•$29.95
SS-Fallschirmjäger-Bataillon 500/600
Rolf Mi-
chaelis. This book is the history of the only Fallschirm-
jäger-Bataillon of the Waffen-SS during WWII. Formed
in 1943 as a Bewährungsverband for special missions
(guerrilla operations in the Balkans) the unit was
deployed at many focal points of heavy combat on
the eastern and western fronts.
Size:6”x9”•70bwphotos•120pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2944-9•hard•$29.95
The 10th SS-Panzer-Division “Frundsberg”
Rolf
Michaelis. Division “Frundsberg” was formed at the
beginning of 1943 as a reserve for the Allied invasion
of France. 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.
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•168pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3099-5•hard•$35.00
The 11th SS-Freiwilligen-Panzer-Grenadier-Di-
vision “Nordland”
Rolf Michaelis. Several thou-
sand ethnic Germans in Romania, (the so called
Volksdeutscher) were drafted into the Waffen-SS in
1943. They were first used in combat in Croatia, the
Oranienbaumer, Estonia, and Latvia. After the Soviet
attack in Pomerania they fought in Berlin and were
destroyed there.
Size:6”x9”•80bwphotos•152pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3100-8•hard•$35.00
The 32nd SS-Freiwilligen-Grenadier-Division
“30.Januar”
Rolf Michaelis. The SS Division “30.
Januar” was one of the last SS-Divisions formed
during WWII and was almost entirely composed of
training units and 16-18 year old boys. With a final
strength of 12,000, they fought on the Oder-front
south of Frankfurt/Oder. After the Soviet attack on
16 April 1945 they were wiped out in the pocket of
Halbe southeast of Berlin.
Size:6”x9”•80bwphotos•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3101-5•hard•$29.99
Russians in the Waffen-SS
Rolf Michaelis. From
summer 1941, some 100,000 Russians served in the
Wehrmacht, mostly as so called Schutzmannschaften
under the command of the German Police (Höhere
SS- und Polizeiführer) in the eastern occupied areas.
The most famous unit was the Brigade Kaminski, es-
tablished by Bronislav Kaminski in the summer of 1941.
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•120pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3348-4•hard•$29.99
Ukrainians in the Waffen-SS
Rolf Michaelis. With
the beginning of the Operation Barbarossa more than
100,000 Ukrainians volunteered for the fight against
Stalin and communismn. These volunteers were put
into Schutzmannschafts-Bataillone under the control
of the German Police.
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3349-1•hard•$29.99
Estonians in theWaffen-SS
Rolf Michaelis. Thousands
ofEstonianswanted to takepart in thewaragainstRussia.
Besides the Schutzmannschaften of German Police in
1942 Himmler built up an Estonian SS-Volunteer Brigade
which became later the 20. Waffen-Grenadier-Division
der SS (estnische Nr.1).
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•120pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3350-7•hard•$29.99
Cavalry Divisions of the Waffen-SS
Rolf Michaelis.
A concise combat history of the three Waffen-SS cavalry
divisions in WWII: 8th SS-Cavalry Division Florian Geyer;
22nd SS-Freiwilligen Cavalry DivisionMaria Theresia; 37th
SS-Freiwilligen Cavalry Division Lützow. The formation
and combat histories of each are discussed in detailed
text, along with maps and rare photographs.
Size:6”x9”•150bwphotos•168pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3661-4•hard•$35.00
Panzergrenadier Divisions of the Waffen-SS
Rolf
Michaelis. A concise combat history of the six Waffen-SS
panzergrenadier divisions in WWII includes: the 4th
SS-Polizei Panzergrenadier Division; 11th SS-Freiwilligen
Panzergrenadier Division Nordland; 16th SS-Panzergren-
adier Division Reichsführer-SS; 17th SS-Panzergrenadier
Division Götz von Berlichingen; 18th SS-Freiwilligen
Panzergrenadier Division Horst Wessel; 23rd SS-Frei-
willigen Panzergrenadier Division Nederland.
Size:6”x9”•190bwphotos•208pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3660-7•hard•$39.99
The Kaminski Brigade
Rolf Michaelis. The political and
military movement of Bronislav Kaminski in Russia 1941-
44 was an interesting case in the German occupation.
His Peoples Selfdefend Army reached 10,000 men and
fought for at least two years with great success against
partisans on the Russian front.
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3765-9•hard•$39.99
Belgians in the Waffen-SS
Rolf Michaelis. In the
years between 1940-45, approximately 12,500 Belgians
served in the Waffen-SS, a number roughly equal to
the strength of an infantry division in 1944. This book
describes the major units of the Waffen-SS in which
the Belgian volunteers were concentrated, and where
they were deployed.
Size:6”x9”•90color/bwphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4034-5•hard•$35.00
Panzer Divisions of the Waffen-SS.
Rolf Michaelis.
A detailed look at all seven Waffen-SS panzer divi-
sions in WWII: 1.SS-PD “LAH”; 2.SS-PD “Das Reich”;
3.SS-PD “Totenkopf”; 5.SS-PD “Wiking”; 9.SS-PD
“Hohenstaufen”; 10.SS-PD “Frundsberg”; 12.SS-PD
“HJ.” Each unit is presented in detailed history from
its formation, combat operations throughout the war,
and final disposition at war’s end.
Size:6”x9”•113bwphotos•320pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4477-0•hard•$45.00
Latvians in the Ordnungspolizei and Waffen-SS
Rolf Michaelis. Roughly 40,000 Latvians served in
the Waffen-SS from 1943 to the end of war in the 15.
Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (lettische Nr.1) and
19. Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (lettische Nr.2).
This book is the complete operational history of this
little-knownunitand includesfirst-handaccounts,maps,
and very rare war-era photographs, and soldbuchs.
Size:6”x9”•85color/bwphotos•112pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4262-2•hard•$29.99
Waffen-SS Commanders: The Army, Corps and Division Leaders of
a Legend
Mark C. Yerger. The units of the Waffen-SS were some of the most
successful and influential combat formations produced by any country in this
century. Finally, the commanders of these elite units are examined here in detail.
Volume 1: Augsberger to Krüger.
Contains
forty-four biographies that reveal the lives of the
most senior Waffen-SS commanders.
Size:8.5”x11”•400bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0356-2•hard•$59.95
Volume 2: Krüger to Zimmermann
. Contains
sixty-one biographies that reveal the lives of the
most senior Waffen-SS commanders.
Size:8.5”x11”•440bwphotos•392pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0769-X•hard•$59.95
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