German Cross in Gold: Holders of The SS & Police, Vol. 1 (Das Reich: Kurth Amlacher to Heinz Lorenz) by Mark Yerger-I’m not sure if this hardcover book has ever been read. It is in like brand new condition. This hardcover has 432 pages. Among the most sought after and desired awards by collectors, the actual recipients of the German Cross in Silver have never been examined in detail. Now, for the first time, full biographical data and unpublished photo material is available for the SS and Police holders of this elusive award. The award itself is in full color, its recommendation process, and actual award documents are also included. Adding significantly to the biographical information are details of the unit assignments, posts and commands of the recipients. With the SS and Police remaining among the most sought-after information topics by both historians and collectors, this volume fills a significant void in the study of the Third Reich.