The Dirlewanger Brigade was an anti-partisan unit of the Nazi army, reporting directly to Heinrich Himmler. The first members of the brigade were mostly poachers who were released from prisons and concentration camps. This title offers an unprecedented look at one of the darkest chapters of World War II.
Christian Ingrao is the director of research at l'Institut d'Histoire du Temps Present (Institute of History of Present Times). He teaches at the Ecole Polytechnique and at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan). He lives in France.Phoebe Green is a writer and translator living in Paris, France.