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German Cross in Gold Volume 7
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German Cross in Gold Volume 7

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The first of two volumes, "Wiking" Part I includes the most detailed Combat Elements chapter of the series to date in both text and photos. The divisional commanders are also covered in expanded text detail and unpublished images. The 78 German Cross in Gold recipient biographies covered in Part I include the two longest of “Wiking,” Swords holders Hans Dorr and August Dieckmann.

Among the 33 Roll of Honor Clasp and Close Combat Clasp in Gold holders are further unpublished images and details, including previously unconfirmed award holders. An addendum adds significantly to prior volumes with previously unpublished award ceremony images of “Das Reich” and the complete surviving award documents for another German Cross in Gold holder.

A comprehensive study essential to anyone interested in armored units of the Waffen-SS.

Hard Cover, Deluxe Binding, 6" x 9", 432 Pages, 242 B+W wartime photos

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J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing went into business in 1983 as Military Book Distributor, selling other companies’ books through the mail. Many of those books were in German, and so during the next few years a number of individuals commented on how it would be nice to see them in English. I investigated the costs and possibilities, and the first book was printed; 400 copies of a 40-page biography on Paul Hausser (how many of you own that one?). This was followed by European Volunteers, the first hard cover and first translation. And here we are now, almost 100 books later, and many more to go.

From the first day, the company’s objective was to provide translations of the very best German-language books covering the German ground forces in WW II and to publish them in a format that would last many years (hard cover, on acid-free paper, with laminated covers). It appears that we have been fairly successful.

Started as a one-man operation by John Fedorowicz, the company grew steadily until more help was needed. Over time, 3 partners came on board and we added Tiger Hobbies as a local outlet for modelers and book buyers. Eventually, as times and economic circumstances demanded, the company has returned to the original owner. However, Sharron, who came on board in 2002 as office manager, has stayed to keep me in line and on target. Ken helps with Tiger Hobbies. So here we are, John, Sharron and Ken - when you call you will get one of us.

Defying the hard economic situation, we plan to publish many more excellent books in the future and to serve your reading and modeling needs for many more years.