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Waffen SS in the West

Bob Carruthers

Publisher: Pen and Sword Military

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This photographic journal was originally published in the spring of 1941. It was edited by and carried a forward by Hauptsturmfuehrer Gunter d'Alquen, commander of the SS Propaganda Kompanie and editor of the official SS paper, Das Schwarze Korps.**Many of the pictures taken in this book feature the men of Waffen SS Standarte &quote;Germania&quote;. In 1940 the men who bore the word Germania on their cuff bands were fighting as a motorised regiment under the command of SS-Standartenfuehrer Karl-Maria Demelhuber.**This is a unique account of the Waffen SS on campaign in the west from a primary source, edited by, and with an introduction by Emmy award winning author Bob Carruthers.

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