This large-format book contains over 300 previously unpublished photographs in superb high-quality reproduction.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, Wunsche, 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.
Branislav Radovic retired from his position as Visual Editor of the London Financial Times newspaper in 2005. He moved to Aquitaine in southwestern France to live, where he draws, sculpts, collects and produces books on military subjects. Martin Stiles is a long-time collector of militaria. His knowledge of Waffen SS militaria is second to none and he now runs a online business supplying genuine Third Reich items for discerning collectors.