Hitler's Turkestani Soldiers: A History of the 162nd (Turkistan) Infantry Division

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This is the story of the 162nd (Turkistan) Infantry Division, a World War II German division composed of Central Asian Turkistanis. The book covers the political background (pan-Turkism) of the founders of this unit in German service, debunks some historical myths surrounding it (the `Nazi Mysteries') and focuses on the most crucial events in the history of the division, the Gottschee battle (Slovenia) and the 'great winter mopping up' (northern Italy). Pan-Turkish activists were prime movers in organizing Turkistani ...

Hitler'S Turkestani Soldiers: A History of the 162nd (Turkistan) Infantry Division 2016, Helion & Company, Solihull

ISBN-13: 9781909982734

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