9th Ss Division

9th Ss Division

by Michael Sharpe, Patrick Hook
     
 

In 1942 Hitler gave authorization for the creation of two new Waffen-SS Divisions, one of which was the 9th. The unit saw action in many of the European theaters and played a pivotal role in Operation Market Garden. After this it was sent East to spearhead a counterattack in Hungary which ultimately proved ineffective. Retreating westwards the 9th SS Division… See more details below

Overview

In 1942 Hitler gave authorization for the creation of two new Waffen-SS Divisions, one of which was the 9th. The unit saw action in many of the European theaters and played a pivotal role in Operation Market Garden. After this it was sent East to spearhead a counterattack in Hungary which ultimately proved ineffective. Retreating westwards the 9th SS Division eventually surrendered to US forces near Steyr in May 1945.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780711030640
Publisher:
Ian Allan Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Spearhead #20 Ser.
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)

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