By Ian Westwell
Certain forces have been crucial parts of Blitzkrieg. within the early battle years the Brandenburgers played this role-highly expert commandos less than the keep watch over of the Abwehr, Germany's intelligence provider. They have been tasked with shooting key strategic issues by way of no matter what potential necessary-sometimes utilizing the enemy's uniforms. They observed motion from the beginning of the Polish crusade and went directly to participate in operations in Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, the Balkans, Russia, Africa and the Aegean. shaped into the Brandenburg department in September 1944 because of politics among the Abwehr and the fifty five, many joined Otto Skorzeny's Waffen-55 unit, which took over the Brandenburgers' distinct tasks and whose historical past can also be lined during this publication.
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