Fegelein’s Horsemen and Genocidal Warfare

The SS Cavalry Brigade in the Soviet Union

  • Henning Pieper

Part of the The Holocaust and its Contexts book series (HOLC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Henning Pieper
    Pages 1-11
  3. Henning Pieper
    Pages 26-47
  4. Henning Pieper
    Pages 79-121
  5. Henning Pieper
    Pages 122-136
  6. Henning Pieper
    Pages 137-165
  7. Henning Pieper
    Pages 166-175
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 176-250

About this book


The SS Cavalry Brigade was a unit of the Waffen-SS that differed from other German military formations as it developed a 'dual role': SS cavalrymen both helped to initiate the Holocaust in the Soviet Union and experienced combat at the front.


Holocaust SS Waffen-SS Military History Third Reich Nazi Germany Hermann Fegelein Poland Soviet Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Authors and affiliations

  • Henning Pieper
    • 1
  1. 1.Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49841-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45633-5
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