The 3. Kompanie of the 1st SS-Panzergrenadier Regiment, 1st SS-Panzer Division Leibstandarte "Adolf Hitler" (the unit that the Second Battle Group portray) were formed in the summer of 1933. This book briefly covers their pre-war activities as part of Hitler's showpiece protection squad. The main focus of this book is upon the 3. Kompanie's military actions between 1939-1945 and details the various battles that they took part in, which covered nearly every major campaign of the German armed forces at that time.
This work has been compiled with the help of former soldiers of the 3. Kompanie and the 1st SS-Panzer Division, backed up various other sources. It contains 12 original maps and 75 photographs, 35 of these are previously unpublished. In addition to to detailing the 3. Kompanie's actions between 1933-1945, this book also contains biographies on the various Kompanie, Battalion and Regimental Commanders that the 3.Kompanie were led by, where information is available. This book will provide the reader, whether new to this subject or not, with an additional detailed insight into one of history's finest fighting units.
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