Das Reich

2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich – Drive to Normandy, June 1944
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Author(s): Philip Vickers
Original Publish Date: Jul 27, 1999
Product Number: EB00804457
Released: Feb 03, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783409525
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

The infamous SS Das Reich Division was resting in Montauban, South West France when the Allies invaded Normandy in June 1944. When ordered to rush North, they ran into a series of French Resistance, SAS and Soe delaying actions. This ruthless Division reacted violently and their reprisals culminated in the Massacre at Oradour. This book tells the story of those heroic and tragic days from the British, French and German viewpoints.