Bookcover of Günther-Eberhardt Wisliceny
Booktitle:

Günther-Eberhardt Wisliceny

Giżycko County, Waffen-SS, Knight's Cross, Ardennes, Oradour-sur-Glane

Duct Publishing (2011-09-30 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-7-18752-4

ISBN-10:
6137187527
EAN:
9786137187524
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Günther-Eberhardt Wisliceny (5 September 1912 in Regulowken, now Możdżany, Giżycko County - 25 August 1985 in Hanover) was a highly decorated German Waffen-SS (Lieutenant Colonel) officer.Wiscliceny enlisted in the SS-Stabswache Berlin in 1933, he was posted in 1938 to the Der Führer Regiment, seeing his first action as a company commander in the Balkans in spring 1941. He spent 1941 to 1943 on the Eastern Front and 1944 in France, fighting in all the battles of the senior SS divisions, and being wounded four times. He was awarded the Knight's Cross for leadership of a battalion during the battles for the Kursk salient in July 1943. He received the Oak Leaves on 27 December 1944, at the Normandy invasion front. The Swords were awarded for his actions in the Ardennes, Hungary and Austria. In 1945 he was handed over by the US Army to the French during investigations into his division's war crimes at Tulle and Oradour-sur-Glane, but was released in 1951.
Publishing house:
Duct Publishing
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Jerold Angelus
Number of pages:
108
Published at:
2011-09-30
Stock:
Available
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Price:
39.00 €
Keywords:
Günther-Eberhardt, Wisliceny, Knight's, cross, Knight''s, Crossroads

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