Drawing on a collection of photographs the The 7th SS Volunteer Mountain Division Prinz Eugen 1941 – 1945 is the 7th book in the Waffen-SS Images of War Series written by Ian Baxter. It tells the story of the 7th SS Mountain Division was formed in 1941 from the Volksdeutsche (ethnic German) volunteers and conscripts from the Banat, Independent State of Croatia, Hungary and Romania. It fought a brutal counter insurgency campaign against communist-led Yugoslav Partisan resistance forces in the occupied Serbia and Montenegro. It was given the title Prinz Eugen after Prince Eugene of Savoy, an outstanding military leader of the Habsburg Empire who liberated the Banat and Belgrade from the Ottoman Empire in the Austro Turkish War. It was initially named the SS-Freiwilligen-Division Prinz Eugen (SS-Volunteer Division Prinz Eugen).
IMAGES OF WAR: 7th SS Mountain Division Prinz Eugen At War 1941-1945: A History of the Division
As with all the books in the series, extended captions provide the information to the often unpublished photographs. This is a thoroughly researched and detailed the history of this infamous SS Division.