The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS -

The History of the Galician Division of the Waffen SS

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The second volume of the definitive history of the 14th Waffen-Grenadier Division der SS (Ukrainische Nr 1). The lavishly illustrated concluding volume of the division's history features chapters on its reformation, deployment against Communist-backed partisans in Slovakia, the forced march to Slovenia, anti-partisan action against Tito's partisans in Slovenia and its committal for the final time on the Eastern Front against the Red Army in Austria. It concludes with an investigation into the Division's escape from repatriation a subject which has long been the subject of contention amongst historians. This volume also deals with internment and ends with its unique post war fate including new information about the secret role of MI6 in training former members of the Division for secret espionage activities behind the Iron Curtain. Drawing on an unsurpassed collection of material accumulated over decades of research, the author offers unique photographic sections on all aspects of the Divisions history including uniform details together with much hitherto unseen material featuring recent document discoveries, new veteran testimonies and detailed information on every aspect of the Division.

Product code: 9781781555385

ISBN 9781781555385
No. Of Pages 368
Publisher Fonthill Media
Volume 2 of the history of the 14th Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS from its reformation in August 1944 until its release from captivity in 1949, with information on internment and ultimate fate including the secret enlistment of some veterans by MI6 in the 1950s for espionage work. A meticulously researched well-written, heavily illustrated book.