Himmler's Bosnian Division: The Waffen-SS Handschar Division, 1943-1945
Schiffer Military History, 1997 - 378 pages
This is the story of the Handschar, a Muslim combat formation created by the Germans to restore order in Bosnia. What actually transpired was quite different.
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Introduction to the Maelstrom
The Recruiting of the Division
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April Army Group artillery assault attack Aufkl August battalion began Bericht Berlin Document Center Bijeljina Bosnian Bosut BrCko Brigade Cetniks commander communist deserters diary of Erich division staff division's Drina enemy entry Erich Braun Feldpost fighting German officers Glaise von Horstenau guns Hampel Handschar Heinz Himmler dated Hitler Hugo Schmidt Ibrahimovic iiber Imam infantry Islamic izvjeStaj July June Karl Kasche Kdos Kroatien kroatische Letter Lopare Majevica March military Mufti Muslims NCOs Neuhammer November October operation Partisans Personal diary Personnel file Phleps Pionier Einheiten Pionier Kameradschaft Dresden platoon positions Prinz Eugen recruiting Regiment 27 roll 70 Sauberzweig Sava Second Panzer Army sector security zone Sekovici September 1943 Serbian Siidost Okdo SS Corps KTB SS Mountain Corps SS-Division SS-Geb SS-Hstuf SS-Stubaf Task Force troops Tuzla units unpublished manuscript Unternehmen UstaSa Villefranche Vinkovci Vlasenica Vojvodina Volksdeutsche volunteers Waffen-SS weapons wrote Zagreb Zbornik