Featuring 1,000 unpublished photographs, this is the first book about the 4,500 Norwegian volunteers in the Waffen SS. Written by Geir Brenden and Tommy Natedal - who has researched the Norwegian volunteers since the 1980s - the book is based on Geir and Tommy's large photo archive and covers the various fronts where most Norwegian volunteers fought: the Caucasus, Leningrad and Karelia. Also covered in detail are the formations in which the Norwegian volunteers fought: Division Wiking, Freiw. Legion Norwegen, 1, 2 and 3 Police Company, The Norwegian Ski Company, Skijegerbataljonen and Regiment Norge.Biografía del autor:
Geir Brenden is one of the authors of the bestselling "De som falt" (which covers all Norwegian volunteers on the German side that were killed in action). He also authored "Norwegian officers in the Waffen-SS", "Hitler's Norwegian Ski Jager", and "Norwegian volunteers on the German side" 1, 2 and 3. In addition, he has helped with information and photos for over forty books and has written several articles for newspapers and magazines. Geir began to gather information and images from the Norwegian volunteers on the German side in the 80s. He has interviewed many volunteers and has one of the largest collections of photographs and documents about the Norwegian volunteers, his collection contains about 30,000 images. He is now working on and collecting data for 6 new books. Geir is a security guard and has worked in the industry for over 17 years. In his free time he organizes trips to the Eastern Front where Norwegians fought. He has been on multiple trips to Karelia, Narva, Courland, the Ukraine, Hungary, Germany and Poland with his wife. Tommy Natedal was born in 1966. He is an employee of Correctional Services with an educational background in defence. He has assisted a number of writers and historians with information and documentation about former veterans. He has also released the book Norske offiserer iWaffen SS.
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