For Europe

The French Volunteers of the Waffen-SS

Book Description

  • Definitive account of French volunteers in the Waffen-SS
  • Blow-by-blow retelling of battles on the Eastern Front, including the fight for Berlin
  • Focuses on all French SS units, especially the 33rd SS Grenadier Division "Charlemagne"

    Impeccably researched, this book tells the story of the Frenchmen who, motivated by their hatred of Communism, chose to fight for the Third Reich in World War II, first in the regular army and then as part of the Waffen-SS. These unique soldiers participated in bitter combat, primarily against the Soviets, and returned home to an awkward peace.

  • About Forbes, Robert

    Robert Forbes lives in England.