For Rex and for Belgium: Léon Degrelle and Walloon Political and Military Collaboration 1940-45

For Rex and for Belgium: Léon Degrelle and Walloon Political and Military Collaboration 1940-45

Eddy de Bruyne, Marc Rikmenspoel


approximately 60 years after the top of the second one international battle, the identify "Degrelle" continues to be arguable in Belgium and in a foreign country. used to be he a traitor to his kingdom, or a hero for anti-Communism? till lately, the one info to be had at the guy and his political circulate got here from Degrelle's personal memoirs, or from works seriously slanted for or opposed to him.

Eddy De Bruyne, expert in WWII Walloon army Collaboration, has dedicated over twenty years to intensively learning the to be had documentation, in addition to interviewing the surviving collaborators of that period, together with Degrelle himself. De Bruyne's findings, set down in different French language guides, symbolize the main specific stories of Walloon political and armed forces collaboration but assembled. Now, by way of American Waffen-SS researcher Marc Rikmenspoel, De Bruyne has mixed his works right into a unmarried English language booklet.

The maximum component of the booklet is dedicated to the main accomplished account of the campaigns of the Legion Wallonie and its successor SS-Sturmbrigade/Division Wallonien (28th SS Panzergrenadier department) but visible in English.

The textual content is supported via nearly four hundred interval pictures, complemented by way of many maps and illustrations of latest posters and different ephemera, finishing a package deal that might be a must have for army historians, afficianados of infrequent photographs, and creditors of fabrics at the SS.

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