Himmler's Bosnian Division: The Waffen-SS Handschar Division, 1943-1945

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Schiffer Military History, 1997 - History - 378 pages
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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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About the author (1997)

After several years in the U.S. Army, George Lepre is currently pursuing a graduate degree at the New School for Social Research. His first book, Himmler's Bosnian Division, was the recipient of the Sydney Zebel History Award from Rutgers University.

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