Alarm Units!: SS-Panzergrenadier Brigades 49 and 51

Alarm Units!: SS-Panzergrenadier Brigades 49 and 51

by Richard W. Landwehr Jr.


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Merriam Press Siegrunen Monograph 3

Third Edition 2012

These units were specially formed as quick reaction forces that could be speedily deployed to any area in the West to repel Allied invasion attempts. These units saw service in France following the Allied invasion of Normandy. By September they ceased to exist as the troops that remained were absorbed into the 17th SS Division.


The Formation of SS-Kampfgruppe I

SS-Panzergrenadier Brigade 49

The SS-Panzergrenadier Brigade 49 in Denmark

The Defensive Mission of SS-Panzergrenadier Brigade 49

Emergency Transfer to the Invasion Front

Deployment of the 49th SS Panzergrenadier Brigade in France

Preparing for Battle

Organization of the Nogent Bridgehead

The Battle is Joined

The Front Collapses

The Brigade's Last Battles

The History of SS Panzergrenadier Brigade 51

26 photos

5 drawings

3 maps

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475060935
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/21/2012
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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