Introduction /Uniforms & insignia 1941-42: the Eastern Battalions /Uniforms & insignia 1943-45 /Cossack units: uniforms & insignia 1941-42 /1st Cossack Division, uniforms & insignia 1943-44 /XV Cavalry Corps, uniforms & insignia 1944-45 /Plate Commentaries /Index
A detailed survey of the Russian and Cossack troops that changed sides to fight alongside the Germans on the Eastern Front and elsewhere during World War II.
Dr Nigel Thomas is an accomplished linguist and military historian, formerly a Principal Lecturer at Northumbria University, now a freelance military author, translator and military uniform consultant. His interests are 20th century military and civil uniformed organizations, with a special interest in Germany, Central and Eastern Europe. He was awarded a PhD on the Eastern enlargement of NATO. Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Edouard Detaille.