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SS-Totenkopf: The History of the Deaths Head Division 1940-1945 Arthur Donaldson

SS-Totenkopf: The History of the Deaths Head Division 1940-1945

Arthur Donaldson

Published March 9th 2001
ISBN : 9780760310151
Hardcover
192 pages
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 About the Book 

Waffen-SS divisions were the elite of Hitlers armies. Of these units, one of the most famous was the SS-Totenkopf, or Deaths Head division. This illustrated history explores the SS-Totenkopfs formation, the men it recruited, key leaders, and itsMoreWaffen-SS divisions were the elite of Hitlers armies. Of these units, one of the most famous was the SS-Totenkopf, or Deaths Head division. This illustrated history explores the SS-Totenkopfs formation, the men it recruited, key leaders, and its organization, as well as specialized training, uniforms, and insignia. Completely illustrated with photographs from European archives, the book also provides full combat and casualty records for the division, which fought on both of the Eastern and Western Fronts. Outlined are the units involvement in the fall of France, its service on the Russian Front, its fruitless attempt to relieve Budapest, and its eventual destruction by Allied forces.