The 1st Battalion LSSAH during Operation "Marita", 1941 from Battalion Archives
Dimensions:9" x 12"
Publisher:Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
This large-format book contains over 300 previously unpublished photographs in superb high-quality reproduction. Originally photographed in May 1941 by an SS-Kriegsberichter, the book depicts the 1st Battalion, Leibstandarte SS "Adolf Hitler" (LSSAH) during their victorious march through Greece in 1941. Among the many images are notable Waffen-SS personalities _ including Peiper, Pleiss, Witt, Wünsche, Meyer, Wittmann, Himmler, and Dietrich _ as well as clear, professional images of uniforms, vehicles and equipment, all fully captioned. Also included is a brief summary and map of the campaign, rank insignia illustrations, glossary of terms, plus several "then and now" images of the battalion crossing the Gulf of Patras in pursuit of retreating Allied forces.