John A. English served thirty-seven years in the Canadian Army and completed master's and doctoral degrees in military history. He has taught at Queen's University and the U.S. Naval War College. He lives in Canada.
In this book the author examines what it was like to fight Hitler's ideological troops in Normandy during the summer of 1944. Including accounts of well-known SS soldiers like Michael Wittmann and formations such as the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler and 12th SS Panzer Division Hitler Youth, this publication also assess the combat performance of American, British, and Canadian units against the Waffen SS. * Britain at War *