Viking Panzers: The German SS 5th Tank Regiment in the East in World War II (Main/UK), by Ewald Klapdor, is free in the Kindle store, courtesy of publisher Stackpole Books.
- Classic World War II unit history of the 5th SS Panzer Regiment, part of the 5th SS Panzer Division “Viking”
- The unique 5th SS Panzer Division was made up largely of volunteers from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, the Netherlands, and Belgium
- This regiment served on the Eastern Front from 1942 to the end of the war, including action at Kharkov and Warsaw
- Draws heavily from the eyewitness testimonies of the 5th’s members
- First time in English
About the Author
Ewald Klapdor served with the 5th SS Panzer Division “Viking” in World War II. He has written several other books, in German, on panzer combat in World War II. He lives in Germany.