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Maps & Graphics|
As veterans, military historians, and history buffs ourselves, at the Aberjona Press, we know that plenty of photos and accurate, detailed maps are crucial to making military history make sense to readers. That's why we add so many high quality maps and graphics to all of our books.
Below are some samples of the maps and photos which appear in this title.
Note: click here for the collection of Swedes at War printable maps.
Marcus Grundberg as a first lieutenant and company
commander in the Prussian Infantry Regiment "von der Goltz"
in Flanders. The only Swedish career officer during WWI to be
KIA in German service, he was killed 13 April 1918 by
machine-gun fire during an infantry assault. He is buried in a
German military cemetery by Armentieres, France, and
commemorated in the chapel of Karlberg castle, Stockholm. (Torsten
Members of the Swedish Volunteer Corps within the French Foreign Legion. Nils Persson (with the machine gun), Edgard Meissner, Elow Nilson, Olof Bremer, and Ivan Lönnberg. (Elow Nilson)
There are no photographs of Frans Wahlberg in Spanish uniform
but here he is shown as a Rottenführer of the
Waffen-SS in 1943 in the "Westland" regiment. (Frans
The Swede who advanced furthest in the Republican "Special
Service" was Karl Ernstedt (left). His commander Richard
Stahlmann (originally Arthur Illner) (right), was later one of
the founders of the East German intelligence service. Stahlmann
was a direct subordinate to the Chief of the NKVD in Spain.
Ernstedt had previously been a sergeant with the Svea Life
Guards. (Militärverlag der DDR)
Assar Tano from northernmost Sweden fought in the French
Foreign Legion against General Dietl's troops at Narvik in 1940.
The next time he was in combat was against the US Army in
Algeria! Briefly a prisoner of war, he returned to combat with
the Allies against Rommel's Afrika Korps. This photo of him in
Legion parade uniform was probably taken in 1945. (Allan
A soldier from the heavy company of SFB with a German stick grenade. On the Swedish-made steel helmet the letters "TK" can be seen, painted in yellow within a shield, signifying the heavy company. (Arne Pettersson)
Swedes at War
Willing Warriors of a Neutral Nation,
by Lars Gyllenhaal and Lennart Westberg, translated by Carl Gustav Finstrom