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5th SS Division Wiking at War 1941-1945: History of the Division Ian Baxter

5th SS Division Wiking at War 1941-1945: History of the Division By Ian Baxter

5th SS Division Wiking at War 1941-1945: History of the Division by Ian Baxter


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The Wiking SS Division was one of the most ruthless fighting formations of WW2. This is the fifth in the author's Waffen SS Division Images of War series.

5th SS Division Wiking at War 1941-1945: History of the Division Summary

5th SS Division Wiking at War 1941-1945: History of the Division: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Ian Baxter

Drawing on a superb collection of rare and unpublished photographs the 5th SS Division Wiking 1941 - 1945 is the 5th book in the Waffen-SS Images of War Series by Ian Baxter. The book tells the dramatic story of the 5th SS Panzer Divisioni?1/2Wiking at War. i?1/2The men of the division were recruited from foreign volunteers in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, the Netherlands and Belgium under the command of German officers. Not all were collaborators - the choice they were all too often presented with was join up or be locked up - or worse. During the course of the war, the division served on the Eastern Front in 1941. It surrendered in May 1945 to the American forces in Austria.

About Ian Baxter

Ian Baxter is an avid collector of WW2 photographs. His previous books in this Series include Hitler's Boy Soldiers, Nazi Concentration Camp Commandants and German Army on the Eastern Front-The Advance, German Army on the Eastern Front-The Retreat and Nazi Concentration Camp Commandants, The Crushing of Army Group (North) and SS Leibstandarte Division At War. He lives near Chelmsford, Essex.

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NGR9781526721341
9781526721341
1526721341
5th SS Division Wiking at War 1941-1945: History of the Division: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Ian Baxter
New
Paperback
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
2018-06-06
176
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