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Tango0114 May 2018 12:21 p.m. PST

… DANMARK 1941-43.

"Danish Volunteers of the Waffen-SS tells the story of Freikorps Danmark in pictures from 1941-1943. Freikorps Danmark was established as a Danish corps to fight communism and, from its beginning, was controlled from Denmark, being placed under the control of the SS-Division Totenkopf and 1. SS-Brigade during its service on the Eastern Front. It was a relatively small formation, which almost entirely consisted of Danish volunteers; during their time on the Eastern Front, they suffered heavy casualties. In 1943, the High Command of the Waffen-SS decided to disband Freikorps Danmark and the personnel had to transfer to a new German division, which was directly controlled by the Waffen-SS. The source material for this book has been gathered from the photo collections of former members of the unit and includes a large number of previously unpublished images."
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goragrad14 May 2018 4:33 p.m. PST

Again, anti-Communism made a powerful motivation for a lot of people between the wars and during WWII.

Good to see more of that being recognized.

23rdFusilier Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2018 9:08 p.m. PST

Or a powerful excuse for joining a terrible evil and to excuse their misdeeds and atrocities.

Tango0115 May 2018 11:04 a.m. PST

Glup!…


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