Baxter, Ian.


Spellmount, Staplehurst, 1st ed., 2003. 192 pp., numerous photo-ills. D.j., 24 x 19cm. Slight wave to the pages o/w Nr.FINE. Featuring 250 previously unpublished action photographs, this book illustrates in vivid detail the campaigns of the Waffen-SS against the Allies in the West from 1940 to 1945. The book covers the deeds of the Waffen-SS divisions in France, the Low Countries, the Balkans, Italy and finally Germany itself, each photograph being accompanied by a lengthy, informative caption describing the subject matter. Events featured include the fall of France, the Normandy campaign and the Battle of the Bulge. The photographs present a picture of what life was like for the stormtroopers in Himmler's elite force.

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