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Himmler’s Cavalry: The Equestrian SS 1930-45
Paul J. Wilson. Dressed in black uniforms emblazoned
with the SS flash, Heinrich Himmler’s horsemen carried
the SS banner across the German countryside and to
equestrian competitions throughout Germany and
Europe. Wilson provides numerous anecdotes, statistics,
and capsule biographies of Equestrian SS personnel.
Riding East: The SS Cavalry Brigade in
Poland and Russia 1939-42
Mark C. Yerger.
Riding East details the history of the SS Cavalry
Brigade. It's supplemented by 109 photos, six
maps, six Order of Battle charts, complete officer
rosters 1939-42, feldpost numbers, details of
primary commanders within the Brigade, as well
information on the units and commanders it was
subordinated to.
Allgemeine-SS: The Commands, Units and
Leaders of the General SS
Mark C. Yerger.
The commands, units and leaders of the General
SS are finally compiled into a single detailed refer-
ence book. The biographical data for individuals
alone adds vast detail to this fascinating topic.
A detailed index allows referencing of individual
commands or personalities.
Police Battalions of the Third Reich
Campbell. The role that the German Police Bat-
talions played in the destruction of the Jews and
the Eastern European nationalities that the Third
Reich had deemed superfluous or dangerous is
little known. The German Police, often aided by
local auxiliaries shot at close range over a million
people in less than two years. Later in the war
the battalions were formed into regiments and
absorbed into the SS where they were active in
the hunt for partisan bands behind the front lines.
Combat Operations of the German Ord-
nungspolizei 1939-45: Polizei-Bataillone •
Rolf Michaelis. Covers
the little known combat operations of the Ger-
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.
Also included are very rare photos, documents,
soldbuchs and maps.
Heinrich Himmler: A Photographic Chronicle
of Hitler’s Reichsführer-SS
Martin Månsson.
Many books have been written about Heinrich
Himmler and the SS though, strangely, no photo-
graphic study has ever been assembled. Contained
within this volume are over 380 photos of Himmler,
illustrating his entire career – from a soldier during
WWI through the years when he was the second
most powerful man in Europe.
The Last Knight of Flanders: Remy Schrijnen
and his SS-Legion “Flandern”/Sturmbrigade
“Langemarck” Comrades on the Eastern Front
Allen Brandt. This is the story of the Flemish
volunteers of Germany’s famed Waffen-SS, told by
those who were there. The book centers around Remy
Schrijnen, the only Flemish volunteer to win the heralded
bravery award, the Knight’s Cross to the Iron Cross.
Waffen-SS Knights and their Battles: The Waffen-
SS Knight’s Cross Holders Vol.1: 1939-42
Mooney. Within each of the various battles covered,
the book focuses specifically on each Waffen-SS soldier
that was awarded the various grades of the Knight’s
Cross. This volume covers the period 1939-42 and was
written with the help of surviving Knight’s Cross holders
or the Waffen-SS soldiers that fought alongside them.
Waffen-SS Knights and their Battles: The Waffen-
SS Knight’s Cross Holders Vol.2: January-July 1943
Peter Mooney. This second volume covers the period
from January to July 1943 and was written with the
help of surviving Knight’s Cross holders or the Waffen-SS
soldiers that fought alongside them.
Waffen-SS Knights and their Battles: The Waffen-
SS Knight’s Cross Holders Vol.3: August-December
Peter Mooney. This third volume in the on-going
series continues the overview of each Waffen-SS and
covers the period August to December 1943 detailing
actions in the chaotic post-Kursk period on the Eastern
Front, as well as the opening of the second front in Italy.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4273-8 • hard • $39.99
Commanders of Auschwitz: The SS Officers
Who Ran the Largest Nazi Concentration
Camp 1940-45
Jeremy Dixon. Finally a single
volume detailing the SS officers that served in
the largest and most infamous of Hitler’s con-
centration camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Inside
you will meet the commandants, Lagerführers,
doctors, dentists, Gestapo officials, adjutants,
administration officers, and sentry commanders.
The biographical detail of this book alone adds
vast clarity to the gaps in biographical information
in other books on Auschwitz.
The Camp Women: The Female Auxiliaries
Who Assisted the SS in Running the Nazi
Concentration Camp System
Daniel Patrick
Brown. The first complete resource devoted to
the SS-Aufseherinnen – the female guards of the
German concentration camps during WWII. In
addition, the role of the girl’s youth organization
in developing future overseers, and the eventual
recruitment, training, and employment of these
women is likewise examined.
Atrocities at Camp Mauthausen: A Vi-
sual Documentation of the Holocaust
Two first hand accounts about Mauthausen
concentration camp, Austria, by Franz Zieres,
commandant of Mauthausen, and Charles-
Heinz Pilarski, a soldier in the German army
whowascourt-marshalledand imprisoned in
taken upon the liberation of the camp, are a vivid record of the Final Solution.
The Cruel Hunters: SS-Sonderkommando Dirle-
wanger–Hitler’s Most Notorious Anti-Partisan
French L. MacLean. The Dirlewanger Battalion,
also known as “Sonderkommando Dirlewanger” was
perhaps the least understood, but at the same time
the most notorious German SS anti-partisan unit in
WWII. Medieval in their outlook on war and certainly
not indicative of many German military formations,
this unit is a reflection of a segment of mankind gone
mad in the inferno of WWII on the eastern front.Size:
The Camp Men: The SS Officers Who Ran
the Nazi Concentration Camp System
L. MacLean. Inside these pages you will meet over
960 infamousmen– theofficersofNaziGermany’s
Totenkopf (Death’s Head). These men stood on
the front-line of the Nazi war to exterminate the
Jews. With well over one hundred photos – a
large portion previously unpublished – this is the
largest collection of SS camp personnel photos
ever to appear in one work.
The Field Men: The SS Officers Who Led
the Einsatzkommandos – the Nazi Mobile
Killing Units
French MacLean. Men lined up in
four motorized columns immediately behind the
German Army on June 22, 1941, as it prepared to
launch Operation Barbarossa, an attack designed
to win the war. The Field Men covers the entire
gamut, from the organization of the units, to
the SS officers who served in this scourge on the
Eastern Front. Some 380 SS officers are described
in full detail and extensively analyzed.
The Ghetto Men: The SS Destruction of the
JewishWarsawGhetto April-May 1943
MacLean. The 28-day siege of the Warsaw Ghetto
was one of the most protracted large-scale urban
battles in WWII. OHere is every fact concerning
who, when, what and how the SS troops razed
the Warsaw Ghetto. Men and officers of the
Security Service and Gestapo are here as well as
the units, weapons and tactics, and a day-by-day
analysis of the fighting.
The Spanish in the SS and Wehrmacht, 1944-
45: The Ezquerra Unit in the Battle of Berlin
M. Gil Mart’nez. The story of those few Spaniards
who refused to abandon their German comrades in
their desperate fight to hold Berlin in the last days of
the war. This day-by-day account of the last weeks
of the war includes information about anti-partisan
operations of the Spanish in the north of Italy, the
combat together with the Walloons of Leon Degrelle,
and their participation in operations against the
maquis in France.
SS Officers List (as of January 1942) SS-Stan-
dartfuhrer to SS-Oberstgruppenfuhrer
– Assignments and Decorations of the
Senior SS Officer Corps
. The January 1942
“Dienstalterliste” lists the hundreds of officers
in the SS from full Colonel to General. Detailing
their posts at that time during the war, this fac-
simile wartime publication also gives significant
decorations they were awarded. Their ranks and
most recent promotion dates are listed as well
as State, Police and NSDAP posts.
In Perfect Formation: SS Ideology and the SS-Junk-
Jay Hatheway. Extensive references to
original source material on the underlying SS principles
of blood, soil, and struggle as they were formalized in
SS ideology. In support of his intricate linkages between
ideology and its realized form, Hatheway has obtained
over 100 previously unpublished photos of the SS officer
training academy Tölz. More than a series of buildings,
the structure of the Junkerschule was itself a metaphor
for the subset of Nazi ideology.
The SS-Sonderkommando “Dirlewanger”: A
Rolf Michaelis, Editor. A rare look inside the
Sonderkommando “Dirlewanger,” the SS anti-partisan
unit notorious for atrocities in Poland and Russia during
WWII by a member of the unit from its formation to the
end of the war who took part in nearly all its operations.
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