Russians in the Waffen-SS, Hardback Book


From summer 1941, some 100,000 Russians served in the German Wehrmacht, mostly as so called Schutzmannschaften under the command of the German Police (HAhere SS- und PolizeifA"hrer) in the eastern occupied areas.

The most famous unit was the Brigade Kaminski, established by Bronislav Kaminski in the summer of 1941.

In 1944 it became the Waffen-Sturmbrigade der SS "Rona" later the 29.

Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS "Rona" (russische Nr.1).

A second division was later established from various Schutzmannschafts-Bataillonen and was designated 30.

Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS (russische Nr.2).


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 120 pages, over 100 bw images
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780764333484



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