Norwegian Volunteers of the Waffen SS

Geir Brenden, Tommy Natedal

Date Published :
October 2016
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Illustration :
c 1,100 color and b/w photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781910777879
Pages : 528
Dimensions : 12 X 8.75 inches
Stock Status : Available


Featuring 1,000 unpublished photographs, this is the first book about the 4,500 Norwegian volunteers in the Waffen SS. Written by Geir Brenden and Tommy Natedal - who has researched the Norwegian volunteers since the 1980s - the book is based on Geir and Tommy's large photo archive and covers the various fronts where most Norwegian volunteers fought: the Caucasus, Leningrad and Karelia. Also covered in detail are the formations in which the Norwegian volunteers fought: Division Wiking, Freiw. Legion Norwegen, 1, 2 and 3 Police Company, The Norwegian Ski Company, Skijegerbataljonen and Regiment Norge.

About The Author

Geir Brenden was born in 1971. Educated and working in the security industry for more than 18 years, he began researching Norwegian volunteers in the Waffen SS when he was 16 years old. He has published the following books: Norske frivillige på Østfronten

Tommy Natedal was born in 1966. He is an employee of Correctional Services with an educational background in defence. He has assisted a number of writers and historians with information and documentation about former veterans. He has also released the book Norske offiserer iWaffen SS.

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