Russians in the Waffen-SS Hardback
From summer 1941, some 100,000 Russians served in the German Wehrmacht, mostly as so called Schutzmannschaften under the command of the German Police (Hoehere SS- und Polizeifuhrer) 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: 20/02/2010
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780764333484