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by jon trigg
Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: New book: Hitler's Flemish Lions
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

thanks Hucks thats very kind, I have no pretensions to be of the same calibre say as an Anthony Beevor but I want to make the histories of these extraordinary units much more accessible to more readers and hopefully better understood, so thanks again and hope you enjoy Flemish Lions, any comments we...
by jon trigg
Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:13 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: New book: Hitler's Flemish Lions
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

Hitler's Flemish Lions

Hi Hammer Head welcome to the site and thank you for ordering the book. I think it does offer quite a lot that isn't in either Landwehr or Brandt's works (good as Brandt's is especially with comments from veterans). I have tried to firmly place the action at the Front in the context of the nationali...
by jon trigg
Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:45 am
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Hitler's Flemish Lions
Replies: 9
Views: 9637

ongoing replies

thanks all of you for your comments, sorry I didn't stay up and read them all, we were too busy having a minor earthquake here (5.2 on the richter scale apparently). Lots of interesting stuff here, Stephan thanks for the links, appreciated. Hopefully you will all buy my books and then we can have a ...
by jon trigg
Tue Feb 26, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Hitler's Flemish Lions
Replies: 9
Views: 9637

Thanks Stephan and Jason

Stephan, thanks for the reply, please check out the books and tell me what you think, I don't kid myself I'm the new Anthony Beevor or anything but I do try and tell the story objectively but in an interesting way. I am interested in the Spanish volunteers and it is a subject I'd like to cover in th...
by jon trigg
Tue Feb 19, 2008 4:29 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: New book: Hitler's Flemish Lions
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

New book: Hitler's Flemish Lions

Hello there, my name is Jonathan Trigg and I have just had the second volume in my Hitler's Legions series published by Spellmount Publishing (part of History Press). Unsurprisingly it covers the Flemish volunteers who served with the Germans in the Second World War, including the SS-Legion Flandern...
by jon trigg
Mon Feb 18, 2008 2:59 am
Forum: Feldgrau Published Authors
Topic: Hitler's Flemish Lions
Replies: 9
Views: 9637

Hitler's Flemish Lions

Hello there, my name is Jonathan Trigg and I have just had the second volume in my Hitler's Legions series published by Spellmount Publishing (part of History Press). Unsurprisingly it covers the Flemish volunteers who served with the Germans in the Second World War, including the SS-Legion Flandern...
by jon trigg
Sat Aug 05, 2006 7:09 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Hitler's gauls by Jonathan trigg
Replies: 12
Views: 3601

Ho to you all, thanks Lorenz for your best wishes, I hope my book lives up to your expectations, I can only say that I worked extremely hard on it and it is the best I could make it. As for Book Lover thnaks for deciding to buy my book, I hope it doesn't disappoint. and Pimberg you can buy the book ...
by jon trigg
Thu Aug 03, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Hitler's gauls by Jonathan trigg
Replies: 12
Views: 3601

Hi Lorenz, firstly thank you very much for your kind words, reasearching and writing the book has been a challenge and a pleasure for the past 2 years and hopefully one task that will bring some enjoyment to others, and I'm sure you have just as much energy and enthusiasm as I have! You are right th...
by jon trigg
Thu Aug 03, 2006 2:10 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Hitler's gauls by Jonathan trigg
Replies: 12
Views: 3601

you've got me! yes it is my book but trust me its still very good, honest! I've been a member of Felgrau for some time and used it to help research the book, and will use it to research all the rest in the series, my intention is to write one for each major foreign formation and combine some where i...
by jon trigg
Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:38 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Favourite Foreign Volunteer Books
Replies: 29
Views: 13908

if you want to read a good book about foreign units fighting for the Germans in WWII how about 'Hitler's Gauls' by me, Jonathan Trigg. Its on Amazon and its about the French volunteers who fought in the LVF, the SS Sturmbrigade and finally the Charlemagne Division, spent 2 yeasr researching and writ...
by jon trigg
Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:27 am
Forum: Foreign Volunteers, Collaboration and Axis Allies
Topic: Let us never forget the Flemish young men from the Ostfront
Replies: 18
Views: 8925

Can I say hello to VlaamseLeeuw and indeed any memebr out there who has personal contact with any of the Flemish veterans of the Waffen-SS. My name is Jon Trigg and I'm an author writing about the non-German contingents who fought for Germany. My first book on the French volunteers who fought in the...
by jon trigg
Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:10 am
Forum: Books and Reviews
Topic: Hitler's gauls by Jonathan trigg
Replies: 12
Views: 3601

I've read it and its excellent! concentrates on the battles the unit fought and very readable, not as detailed as Robert Forbes book 'Pour L'Europe' but still very good.
by jon trigg
Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:22 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Photo search
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Chritian,
thank you for this, much appreciated. I am in contact with Rene Chavez and he hs agreed to supply me with some photos but on the 'genealogy' website theres no link I can find to talk to anyone about the material, do you have an email address for who runs that site?
by jon trigg
Thu Jan 05, 2006 8:20 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Photo search
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Photo search

Hello, I am writing a series of books on non-Reich German volunteers who fought with the Germans during the war, my first book is on the French volunteers and I am trying to find anyone who can help me by supplying me with photos I can use in the book. I will of course pay all postage and give full ...
by jon trigg
Thu Jan 05, 2006 8:10 am
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Some really good photos
Replies: 51
Views: 18507

thanks Jake I'll try that.