World War II Investigator Ltd., Hounslow, facsimile rep., (2007). Pagination is very broken up due to the wealth of different sections included but this is a substantial book with pages measuring around 2cm thick ; 2 cold., plates, + 1 ill., + 1 map + various tables. Laminated boards ; 30 x 21cm. FINE. This is a facsimile edition of a handbook on the Allgemeine SS (General SS). The original handbook was produced by the G-2 (Counter-Intelligence Sub-Division) of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force, Evaluation and Dissemination Section during World War II. The book contains a wealth of information about the origin, functions and organisation of the Allgemeine SS and its relationships with other Nazi groups. It also examines conditions of service, uniforms, insignia and titles and is illustrated with some colour pictures of uniforms, black & white drawings of insignia and various organisation charts. This information is supported by a host of appendices.