For Europe Revisited

The French Volunteers of the Waffen-SS 1943-1945

Robert Forbes

This book is about the Frenchmen who served in the Waffen-SS during the years 1943 to 1945, many of whom had previously served in other formations of the German Armed Forces or the Milice.
Date Published :
August 2022
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Illustration :
8-10 maps, 8-10 ills, 8-10 photos
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781913336189
Pages : 638
Dimensions : 9.6 X 6.7 inches
Stock Status : Available


This is the third edition of this title; the first was self published in 2000 which was greatly supported by Helion, followed by an updated edition for Helion in 2006.

The book covers:

The formation of the French Sturmbrigade of the Waffen-SS and its engagement in Galicia.
The formation of the French Division of the Waffen-SS called ‘Charlemagne’, including histories of its main components, namely the LVF and the Milice française; the bitter fighting of ‘Charlemagne’ in Pomerania, 1945.
The reformation of ‘Charlemagne’ as a Regiment.
Blow by blow account of the French Sturmbataillon in the final battle for Berlin.
The French Waffen-SS in NW Europe in 1945.
The story of a French nurse of the Waffen-SS.
Material on the French volunteers who served with the NSKK and the SK-OT.
The trials and post war years of the French volunteers.
A brief history of the French volunteers of the Waffen-SS who fought in Indo-China in the ranks of the BILOM.

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