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Photos from Waffen-SS Encyclopedia

As veterans, military historians, and history buffs ourselves, at the Aberjona Press, we know that plenty of photos and accurate, detailed maps are crucial to making military history make sense to readers. That's why we add so many high quality maps and graphics to all of our books.

Below are some samples of the photos which appear in this title.

Herbert Otto Gille Dr. Oskar Dirlewanger

Herbert Otto Gille, the most highly decorated member of the Waffen-SS. This photo was taken in autumn, 1943, when Gille received the Oakleaves to the Knight's Cross.
(Credit: Author's collection.)

Dr. Oskar Dirlewanger, the most notorious member of the Waffen-SS.
(Credit: Author's collection.)

Felix Steiner A Waffen-SS soldier

Felix Steiner, right, with officers of Regiment SS-Deutschland, autumn 1940. In the middle, between the hands and face of the clapping officer is Erwin Reichel, who joined Steiner as a staff officer with SS-Wiking; he was later killed in action commanding Regiment SS-Westland, receiving the Knight's Cross posthumously. At left is Hermann Buch, who became a leading postwar historian of the Waffen-SS and helped publish the veterans' magazine Der Freiwillige.

A Waffen-SS soldier, summer, 1942.
(Credit: Author's collection.)

Danes and ethnic Germans of SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment at funeral A grenadier of the Norwegian SS-Legion

Danes and ethnic Germans of SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment "Danmark" at the funeral for men killed in action fighting partisans in Croatia, autumn, 1943."
(Credit: H.T. Nielsen)

A grenadier of the Norwegian SS-Legion manning a WWI vintage French Hotchkiss machinegun outside Leningrad, probably summer 1942.
(Credit: Author's collection)

Dr. Franz Riedweg

Dr. Franz Riedweg, the influential Swiss volunteer, who headed the Germanic office in the SS-High Command before serving as surgeon for III (Germanic) SS-Panzer Corps.
(Credit: H.T. Nielsen)

  Waffen-SS Encyclopedia

by Marc Rikmenspoel
  • 82 photos
  • 300 pages; extensive, 20-page annotated bibliography.
  • Soft Cover, 6" x 9" format
  • ISBN 10: 0-9717650-8-1
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-9717650-8-5

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