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I can only concur with his words. This is one of the very best divisional histories with some great first-hand accounts and some excellent images (although sadly they've not been produced on high-quality paper). The down-side is the price: circa £45 ($90). If you do bite the bullet, you'll be glad you did.The long wait for the new edition of this divisional history from 1990 was worthwhile! Now 305 pages long in large format, Veit Scherzer describes in great detail the career of one of those 'workhorses' of the Feldheer which has received little recognition. And that's where its great deeds were precisely! Unlike motorized infantry and armored units, these formations had to move on foot, with the help of their equine comrades, with the wind and weather, the summer heat and winter cold.
Making use of the Bundesarchiv military archive's documents as well as diaries, Feldpost letters and experience reports, the fate of the division is recounted until its destruction at Stalingrad, which, of course, is the crux of this book, where naturally the emphasis of this elaboration lies, as well as its brief life after it was re-formed.
Many pictures are taken from private albums, instead of the well-worn PK images, there are extensive muster lists, in some cases down to company level, to complete the picture.
In all, a highly-readable and highly-informative book. In the realm of divisional histories, this ranks among the leading works.