Waffen-SS Encyclopedia

Waffen-SS Encyclopedia

Marc Rikmenspoel


global conflict II spawned one of the most recognized - and notorious - combating companies the realm has ever identified. None was once extra feared by way of its battlefield foes or extra hated via political enemies of the Nazi regime than the Waffen-SS. Six a long time after the final SS unit capitulated or was once annihilated, the proof approximately many points of this association are nonetheless shrouded in legend and half-truth. Loathed by way of many as a felony association, but well-liked by means of a few for the esprit, get to the bottom of, and valor of its part devices and members, the Waffen-SS used to be unarguably a highly-complex, multi-faceted phenomenon, designated one of the army corporations of the realm. Marc Rikmenspoel, writer of infantrymen of the Waffen-SS: many countries, One Motto, has crafted the last word reference for these attempting to comprehend the intensely arguable and complex nature of the Waffen-SS. A accomplished evaluation that would be valuable to historians, buffs, wargamers, and re-enactors alike, it doesn't matter what your predisposition to the Waffen-SS, you'll examine greatly from this ebook. The ebook features a concise background of each one of many significant combating formations of the Waffen-SS (those distinctive as "divisions"). Sections contain: * Formations * constitution of Divisions * Germans * Germanics * Non-Germans and Non-Germanics * prime Personalities * guns * Misconceptions and Controversies * guns Tables

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