Surrender Invites Death

Surrender Invites Death

Fighting the Waffen SS in Normandy

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* What it was like to fight Hitler's ideological troops in Normandy starting on D-Day, June 6, 1944
* Regarded as Nazi Germany's elite military force, the Waffen SS had a reputation for ferocity on the battlefield and mercilessness to prisoners
* Assesses the combat performance of American, British, and Canadian units against the Waffen SS
* Included are accounts of well-known SS soldiers like Michael Wittmann and formations such as the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler and 12th SS Panzer Division Hitler Youth

John A. English served thirty-seven years in the Canadian Army and earned a Ph.D. in military history. He has taught at the U.S. Naval War College, among other schools. He is the author of Patton's Peers (978-0-8117-0501-1) and The Canadian Army and the Normandy Campaign (978-0-8117-3576-6). English lives in Kingston, Ontario.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, c2011.
ISBN: 9780811707633
Branch Call Number: 940. 5421421 ENG
Characteristics: xv, 24 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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