Providing a complete pictorial record of Estonians in the Waffen SS. It focuses on the 20th Waffen SS Division, but also includes information on related Estonian formations. The Legion, designated a Brigade, was created in March/April 1943, seeing action against the Soviets until the end of the year. It was expanded to a division in January 1944, and saw action in the epic battles at Narva, April through August 1944. It then withdrew into East Prussia, where it fought as well as in Silesia, winter/spring 1944/45. It surrendered to the Soviets in May 1945. Also includes a CD of marching songs. The vast majority of the photographs are previously unpublished, and the book is published on high-quality thick glossy paper. 479pp. over 850 b/w photos. Bilingual English and Estonian text and captions.
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Book Description Grenader, Tallinn, 2008. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 474 pages. Contains black & white illustrations. Please note the CD is missing from this book. This is a very heavy book so additional postage will be required. Seller Ref: M14383. Bookseller Inventory # 004486