Danish Volunteers Of The Waffen-ss: Freikorps Danmark 1941-43 by Jens Pank BjerregaardDanish Volunteers Of The Waffen-ss: Freikorps Danmark 1941-43 by Jens Pank Bjerregaard

Danish Volunteers Of The Waffen-ss: Freikorps Danmark 1941-43

byJens Pank Bjerregaard, Lars Larsen

Hardcover | February 23, 2018

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Danish Volunteers of the Waffen-SS tells the story of Freikorps Danmark in pictures from 1941-1943. Freikorps Danmark was established as a Danish corps to fight communism and, from its beginning, was controlled from Denmark, being placed under the control of the SS-Division Totenkopf and 1. SS-Brigade during its service on the Eastern Front. It was a relatively small formation, which almost entirely consisted of Danish volunteers; during their time on the Eastern Front, they suffered heavy casualties. In 1943, the High Command of the Waffen-SS decided to disband Freikorps Danmark and the personnel had to transfer to a new German division, which was directly controlled by the Waffen-SS. The source material for this book has been gathered from the photo collections of former members of the unit and includes a large number of previously unpublished images.
Jens is 57 years old and lives in Aarhus, Jutland. He has four grown-up children and a grandchild. He had a family member who joined the Waffen-SS in 1943 and was reported missing in Russia in 1944. For the past 20 years, he has spent a lot of his spare time finding out what happened to him and other Danes who still were missing from t...
Title:Danish Volunteers Of The Waffen-ss: Freikorps Danmark 1941-43Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 23, 2018Publisher:Helion and CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911512706

ISBN - 13:9781911512707