For Europe Revisited 

For Europe Revisited 

The French volunteers of the Waffen-SS 1943-1945

Robert Forbes

This book is about those 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.
Publication date:
January 2021
Publisher :
Helion and Company
Illustration :
8-10 maps, 8-10 ills, 8-10 photos
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ISBN : 9781913336189

Dimensions : 245 X 170 mm
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• This revisit, which is fully referenced, includes a further 30,000 words, more quotes, maps and images
• This revisit corrects mistakes the author made in previous editions
• This revisit brings new information to the subject of the French volunteers of the Waffen-SS, including material from two former veterans of ‘Charlemagne' interviewed after the first Helion edition
• Expands in particular on the role of the LVF and the Milice

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.