7th SS Mountain Division Prinz Eugen At War 1941-1945


A History of the Division

By: Ian Baxter
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Paperback
Series: Images of War
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781526721426
Published: 30th September 2019
RRP / Print Price: £14.99

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7th SS Mountain Division Prinz Eugen At War 1941-1945

Drawing on a superb collection of rare and unpublished photographs the The 7th SS Volunteer Mountain Division Prinz Eugen 1941 - 1945 is the 7th book in the Waffen-SS Images of War Series written by Ian Baxter. The book tells the story of the 7th SS Mountain Division was formed in 1941 from the Volksdeutsche (ethnic German) volunteers and conscripts from the Banat, Independent State of Croatia, Hungary and Romania. It fought a brutal counter insurgency campaign against communist-led Yugoslav Partisan resistance forces in the occupied Serbia and Montenegro. It was given the title Prinz Eugen after Prince Eugene of Savoy, an outstanding military leader of the Habsburg Empire who liberated the Banat and Belgrade from the Ottoman Empire in the Austro Turkish War. It was initially named the SS-Freiwilligen-Division Prinz Eugen (SS-Volunteer Division Prinz Eugen).

 




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