review Ä Waffen SS Commanders: The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend (Volume 1: Augsberger to Kreutz) The units of the Waffen SS were some of the most successful and influental combat formations produced by any country in this century Their abilities and accomplishments in both defense and offense remain legendary Finally the commanders of these elite units are examined here in detail In this book the first of a two volume set forty four biographies reveal the lives of the most senior Waffen SS commanders Details are provided for education as well as pre Third Reich era service in military and civil posts and includes promotions assignments and decorations The 1933 1945 era the most detailed reveals all their.
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review Ä Waffen SS Commanders: The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend (Volume 1: Augsberger to Kreutz) Commands and related data similar to their earlier service Officially documented recollections of the combat actions that resulted in bestowal of their highest awards Knight's Cross and German Cross in Gold are finally discussed Heavily documented their individual stories continue until their eventual fates are revealed Apart from the most famous leaders such as Paul Hausser and Josef Sepp Dietrich these volumes reveal and examine the many divisional commanders who have previously remained unknown except by the men they led Included are the commanders who rose through the ranks after graduating from the SS o.Mark C. Yerger Û 3 characters
review Ä Waffen SS Commanders: The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend (Volume 1: Augsberger to Kreutz) Fficer school system Along with numerous private archive sources in the US and Europe than a dozen former divisional commanders contributed information or illustrations from their private collections In additon to text data this volume is profusely illustrated with than 400 rare or previously unpublished photographs and 35 documents Order of battle charts with an explanation of symbols provided detail the units themselves With a foreward by Otto Kumm the highly decorated last commander of the Leibstandarte this initial volume finally fills a significant knowledge void in recording the history of the Waffen SS.
- Waffen SS Commanders: The Army, Corps and Divisional Leaders of a Legend (Volume 1: Augsberger to Kreutz)
- Mark C. Yerger
- 21 October 2018