German Order of Battle: Panzer, Panzer Grenadier, and Waffen SS Divisions in WWII

German Order of Battle: Panzer, Panzer Grenadier, and Waffen SS Divisions in WWII

by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
     
 

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• Narrative histories highlighting organization, combat experiences, and casualties of each division • Lists of constituent units and division commanders • Sources for further reading on each division The final volume of Samuel Mitcham's trilogy on the German Army in World War II focuses on panzer, panzer grenadier, motorized, and Waffen SS divisions.

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• Narrative histories highlighting organization, combat experiences, and casualties of each division • Lists of constituent units and division commanders • Sources for further reading on each division The final volume of Samuel Mitcham's trilogy on the German Army in World War II focuses on panzer, panzer grenadier, motorized, and Waffen SS divisions. Among these units are the 1st SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler Division, whose members included tank ace Michael Wittmann; the notorious 12th SS Hitler Youth Division that fought the Allies in Normandy; the 3rd SS Totenkopf Division that wreaked havoc on the Eastern Front; and the panzer divisions that spearheaded the German blitzkrieg in the East and West.

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Mitcham's knowledge of the German armed forces is encyclopedic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811734387
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/10/2007
Series:
Stackpole Military History Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,241,577
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr., is the author of more than twenty books on World War II. He lives in Louisiana.

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