Page last updated at 08:17 GMT, Saturday, 1 May 2010 09:17 UK

Germans who fought for Britain in World War II

In World War II, 10,000 German and Austrian nationals volunteered to fight for Britain. They had fled the Nazis and were willing to fight against their own countrymen.

Mario Cacciottolo reports.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific