With the beginning of the Operation Barbarossa more than 100,000 Ukrainians volunteered for the fight against Stalin and communismn.
These volunteers were put into Schutzmannschafts-Bataillone under the control of the German Police.
After Stalingrad however, Ukrainians were allowed to build up a division sized unit for the frontline.
Around 15,000 Ukrainians were drafted and their first combat was at the Brody front in Galicia in summer 1944.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages, over 100 bw images
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 23/11/2009
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780764333491