Panzers East and West: The German 10th SS Panzer Division from the Eastern Front to Normandy

Panzers East and West: The German 10th SS Panzer Division from the Eastern Front to Normandy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811716277
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,187,571
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Dieter Stenger is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He has worked in the museum field for two decades and held positions at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Museum, the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, and the U.S. Army Center of Military History, where he serves as the Chief of Arms and Ordnance. He lives in Virginia.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 Organization and Training of the 10th SS Panzer Division: Dec 1942-March 1944 1

Chapter 2 Commitment of the 10th SS Panzer Division in the East: March-June 1944 53

Chapter 3 Normandy: 28 June-21 August 1944 105

Chapter 4 Withdrawal of the 10th SS Panzer Division through Northern France and Belgium to the Meuse River: 21 August-5 September 1944 165

Chapter 5 Holland: 6 September-18 November 1944 179

Chapter 6 Commitment of the 10th SS on German Soil: 19 November-10 December 1944 225

Chapter 7 Commitment of the 10th SS Panzer Division during Operation Wacht am Rhein and Northwind: 10 December 1944-February 1945 251

Chapter 8 Return to the East: Demise of the 10th SS Panzer Division 269

Epilogue 301

Appendix A Georg von Frundsberg: 10th SS Panzer Division 305

Appendix B Theoretical Table of Organization: SS Panzer Division 1943 307

Appendix C Panzer Regiment Organization: 10th SS Panzer Regiment 311

Appendix D Panzer Division Staff: 10th SS Panzer Division 313

Appendix E Training Plan, Staff Company: 10th SS Panzer Assault Gun Battalion 315

Appendix F Theoretical Table of Organization: SS Panzer Division 1944 (free organization) 318

Appendix G Table of Organization: 10th SS Panzer Pioneer Battalion, 1 April 1944 323

Appendix H Table of Organization: Soviet Divisional Strengths 325

Appendix I Thepretical Table of Organization: SS Panzer Division 1945 327

Appendix J World War II Rank Equivalents 331

Appendix K Combat Vehicles 333

Endnotes 337

Selected Bibliography 365

Index 371

About the Author 383

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