Автор: Brian L Davis
Название: Flags of the Third Reich (2)
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: Men-at-Arms 274
Размер: 22.37 Мб
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
An essential part of German propaganda was the raising of non-German volunteer contingents, variously named as 'Legions' and 'Free Corps'. These units were from their outset mere token forces, comparatively insignificant in numbers and maintained chiefly for their propaganda value. However, as the tide of battle turned relentlessly against the Germans, the appeal for volunteers became ever more desperate.