Weapons of the Waffen SS (Battle Gear Series)

Weapons of the Waffen SS (Battle Gear Series)

by David Fleming
     
 

The Waffen (or armed) SS was initially raised soley for the protection of Adolf Hitler, but during the course of World War II it developed into one of the most effective armored spearheads available to the Wehrmacht, gaining a spectacular series of victories in France, the Balkans, and the Soviet Union. This book examines the weapons, uniforms, and equipment of the

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Overview

The Waffen (or armed) SS was initially raised soley for the protection of Adolf Hitler, but during the course of World War II it developed into one of the most effective armored spearheads available to the Wehrmacht, gaining a spectacular series of victories in France, the Balkans, and the Soviet Union. This book examines the weapons, uniforms, and equipment of the Waffen SS and describes how they contributed to success on the battlefield. Complementing an authoritative narrative text will be full details and specifications of the weapons and equipment used by this elite organization, ranging from the 98k rifle to the awesome power of the 70-ton Tiger II tank.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760315941
Publisher:
MBI Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/09/2003
Series:
Battlegear Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.50(d)

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