Panzers Normandie 44 Serie - SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 LAH

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Discover the history of the famous Panzers regiment of the "Leibstandarte" commanded by SS-Obersturmbannführer Joachim Peiper, famous for having been at the head of a Kampfgruppe in the Ardennes, December 1944. Severely crimson in Ukraine, the SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 was transferred to the West for a revival in Flanders. Operational at 50%, he joined the southern sector of Caen three weeks after the Landing to be placed in reserve a fortnight. The unit is distinguished first by opposing the "Goodwood" operation with its Panther and then that of "Spring" during fierce fighting on the ridgeline, especially in the support points of Verrières or Tilly-la-Campagne.

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With this second monograph from the collection "PANZERS NORMANDIE 44 SERIE", discover the history of the famous Panzer Regiment of the "Leibstandarte" commanded by SS-Obersturmbannführer Joachim Peiper, famous for having been at the head of a Kampfgruppe in the Ardennes, December 1944. Severely crimson in Ukraine, from November 1943 to April 1944, the SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 was transferred to the West for a revival in Flanders. Operational at 50%, he joined the southern sector of Caen three weeks after the Landing to be placed in reserve a fortnight. The unit is distinguished first by opposing the "Goodwood" operation with its Panther and then that of "Spring" during fierce fighting on the ridgeline, especially in the support points of Verrières or Tilly-la-Campagne.

Suddenly transferred to the West for the "Lüttich" operation, the Panzers of the "Leibstandarte" defeated by the power of the American forces, cover the retreat of the German army to the Couloir de la mort, in Saint-Lambert. sur-Dives. Five weeks of operations were enough to annihilate this famous regiment of elite.

In addition to the historical narrative and the many unpublished firsthand testimonies of tankers, this definitive work is illustrated with nearly 300 photographs and documents, maps of combat zones, or color profiles - making this history a unique documentation. A reference work on this regiment, for all specialists of German units engaged in Normandy 1944, models and all lovers of military history!

SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 LAH

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Authors
Stephan Cazenave
Published
04/30/2017
Hardcover
160 pages couleurs
Number of photos
about 300 photos & documents
Dimensions
30 x 21,5 x 1,5
Printed in
France
Language
French