A series that explores the tens of thousands of non-German volunteers who fought for the Nazis during the Second World War
The first in the ‘Hitler’s Legions’ series, Hitler’s Gauls offers an in-depth examination of one of the least well-known divisions of foreign Waffen-SS volunteers, the Charlemagne, recruited entirely from conquered France.
Hitler’s Flemish Lions offers an extensive exploration of one of the least well-known of the Nazi party’s non-German divisions, the SS Langemarck, recruited solely from the Flemish lands of northern Belgium.
Hitler’s Jihadis provides an analysis of the thousands of Muslim volunteers who chose to don the SS double lightning flashes amongst Hitler’s legions.
Hitler’s Vikings provides a fascinating insight into the motivations and justifications of the Scandinavians who chose to join the Waffen- SS, based partially on interviews with several surviving veterans.
Trigg talks to some of the final surviving non-German members of the Waffen-SS to hear their last testament
Voices of the Flemish Waffen-SS contains both images and interviews gathered by Jonathan Trigg during his exploration of the complex motivations behind the Flemish men’s decision to join the Waffen-SS; the few who remain share their final testament with Trigg in this vital historical document.
Voices of the Scandinavian Waffen-SS explores the reasoning behind the influx of Scandinavian volunteers joining the Nazi Waffen-SS, containing fascinating interviews with several surviving volunteers .
Hastings 1066 provides a clear and fascinating account of the Battle of Hastings and the events that influenced it, with Trigg explaining the timeline of events through the unique perspective of a solider’s eye.
Death on the Don tells the story of one of the greatest military disasters of the Second World War, with Trigg drawing on first-hand accounts from veterans and civilians who witnessed the devastating events at Stalingrad and along the Don River as four Axis allied armies were destroyed in the snows.
This book tells the story of the IRA’s East Tyrone Brigade and its bloody war with the British from the beginning of the Troubles through to the ceasefire. Based on extensive interviews with former Provisional IRA members, loyalist paramilitaries, ex-British Army soldiers including Special Forces, ex-RUC and UDR members and Special Branch officers responsible for agents and informers. This is the story of the IRA's war in the hills and fields of Tyrone as told by the men and women who fought it.
The Defeat of the Luftwaffe details how the Nazi Luftwaffe’s certain victory in the east was transformed into ashes through incompetence, misjudgment, and hubris- including exceptional illustrations and rare photographs of planes from both sides.
The ‘Through German Eyes’ series tells the story of some of the pivotal stories of the war through the experiences and testimony of the German soldiers, sailors and airmen who fought at the sharp end
D-Day Through German Eyes details the Allied landings and the Normandy campaign through the eyes of the German soldiers, sailors and airmen who faced it. The book explores German preparations, the fighting on the day itself, and the bloody attrition that doomed the Germans to military collapse in August 1944. Told through the words of the German veterans themselves, the book tells the story of D-Day from the ‘other side.’
To VE-Day Through German Eyes picks up from where D-Day Through German Eyes left off, detailing the miracle of German recovery as 1944 came to an end, the Allied defeat at Arnhem, the last German offensive in the West in the Ardennes, and Nazi Germany’s final collapse in spring 1945. This is the story as told through the voices of the German men and women who witnessed it first-hand.
In Barbarossa Through German Eyes, Trigg explores the devastating events of the biggest invasion in human history when Nazi Germany marched into the Soviet Union. Barbarossa was huge, but it was fought by men; and on the German side in particular, it would be fought by junior officers and simple soldiers as the Wehrmacht tried to win the war once and for all.
In The Battle of Stalingrad through German Eyes, Trigg shares an important and timely new insight into the carnage of The Battle of Stalingrad. The book explores what many describe as 'five months, one week and three days of hell' in which the German offensive attempted to capture Stalingrad in August 1942.
Trigg’s books are also available to purchase directly from his publisher’s website , https://www.amberley-books.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=Trigg