Before Vietnam, before Devil's Guard - The Real Story, the SS officer who set Vietnam alight begins his career amidst the slaughter of the Eastern Front. It is February 1943, Stalingrad has fallen. Sent behind Russian lines to capture prisoners, he displays his brutal military talents in a series of hard fought battles. An epic and thrilling account of the war in Russia based on actual events.
The SS Officer who was to pursue a brutal career in the jungles of Vietnam has another battle to face. Kursk, the showdown between German and Soviet armour. Obersturmfuhrer Jurgen Hoffman goes behind enemy lines to gather intelligence and hunt down a traitor. When the battle does commence the clash of iron and flesh threatens to tear his regiment, SS-Deutschland into bloody ruin.
Following the myths and legends about Nazis recruited by the French Foreign Legion to fight in Indochina, Eric Meyer's new book is based on the real story of one such former Waffen-SS man who lived to tell the tale. The Legion recruited widely from soldiers left unemployed and homeless by the defeat of Germany in 1945.
The survivors of Hitler’s war in Russia and the war in Indochina lay down their arms to start life afresh in South Vietnam. Yet once again they are called upon to battle against the communist VietCong. To defend themselves Hoffman and Schuster are compelled to use their brutal fighting skills to once more wage war in the steaming cauldron of Vietnam. The Devil’s Guard is on the march again.
A former Waffen-SS officer, veteran of Russia and Indochina. He runs a small civilian airline with former soldiers of the Waffen-SS. During Tet the communists launch their attacks. With the airline in ruins and his wife kidnapped, the former warriors of the brutal Das Reich and Totenkopf Divisions pick up their weapons again. Once more, the Viet Cong are about to meet the Devil's Guard.
The war in Afghanistan is no place for civilians. Into this tortured land flies Max Hoffman. Out of luck and out of money, he falls prey to the CIA, who recruits him for their shadow war. It is the story of the struggle to survive in the cauldron of Afghanistan. A story of soldiers and private contractors. The killers-for-hire once known as mercenaries. The Devil’s Guard has returned.