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The Waffen-SS (1): 1. to 5. Divisions (Men-at-Arms #401)

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Despite being disdained by the German Army’s professional officer corps, the military branch of the Nazi SS security organisation grew from an initial strength of only a handful of battalions at the outbreak ofWorld War IIin 1939, to hundreds of thousands of troops in dozens of divisions. The battlefield reputation of the premier armoured and mechanised divisions would bec ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published November 21st 2003 by Osprey Publishing (first published November 19th 2003)
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Sean Chick
A wonderful summation of some of the most infamous divisions ever fielded. I had no idea the 2nd SS Panzer had the most awards and a particular reputation for cruelty.
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