Das Reich: 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich - Drive to Normandy, June 1944 (Battleground)

By Philip Vickers

The notorious SS Das Reich department was once resting in Montauban, South West France whilst the Allies invaded Normandy in June 1944. while ordered to hurry North, they bumped into a sequence of French Resistance, SAS and SOE delaying activities. This ruthless department reacted violently and their reprisals culminated within the bloodbath at Oradour. This e-book tells the tale of these heroic and tragic days from the British, French and German viewpoints.

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