This book traces the history, organization, uniforms and equipment between 1939 and 1945 of the Waffen SS. This elite force counted nearly a million volunteers from all European countries. Enjoying the full support of the Nazi regime, Waffen SS will fight on all fronts in Europe between 1939 and 1945.
The variety of uniforms presented show how the German stewardship reserved, especially from 1941, the most modern equipment"the darling of the regime."
Caps, helmets, helmet covers, jackets, camouflage uniforms, belts buckles, equipment, weapons etc. All the panoply of Waffen SS is carefully detailed in the book of 2 volumes with rigorously authentic objects. Accompanied by original photographs mostly unpublished and from private archives, this book covers a gap in the field in which no truly comprehensive study has been done to date.