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The Black Angels

In Nazi Germany the SS was an instrument of terror and repression. This powerful spearhead was known as the Waffen-SS. A hand-picked elite of magnificent fighting men whose courage was outstanding, but also a force of cruel fanatics capable of hideous atrocities against all accepted rules of warfare. This detailed history looks at both faces of the SS formations, giving a vivid picture of the diabolical architects of the world's most terrible private army ' Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler.

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Oradour-sur-Glane (12)

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Haute-Vienne (18)

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France (7,260)

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