Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS

Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Finnisches Freiwilligen-Bataillon der Waffen-SS was a Finnish volunteer combat battalion of the German Waffen-SS. It saw action on the Eastern Front during World War II.Formed in 1941 as SS Freiwilligen-Battalion Nordost, the battalion was made up of 1,200 Finnish volunteers who had signed to fight against the Soviet Union for two years. While many Finns were already serving with the SS-Division Wiking, the battalion differed in that it was staffed with Finnish officers and NCOs (Wiking being commanded by Germans)show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135667971
  • 9786135667974