Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1) Army Group South / Edition 1

Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1) Army Group South / Edition 1

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by Robert Kirchubel, Howard Gerrard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1841766976

ISBN-13: 9781841766973

Pub. Date: 08/20/2003

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA


Osprey's first title that examines the events of Operation Barbarossa -- Germany's surprise assault on the Soviet Union in June 1941, aimed at nothing less than the complete destruction of Communist Russia. This book focuses on Field Marshal von Rundstedt and Army Group South, tasked with the capture of the Ukraine and Crimea. Von Rundstedt's 46 divisions and

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Osprey's first title that examines the events of Operation Barbarossa -- Germany's surprise assault on the Soviet Union in June 1941, aimed at nothing less than the complete destruction of Communist Russia. This book focuses on Field Marshal von Rundstedt and Army Group South, tasked with the capture of the Ukraine and Crimea. Von Rundstedt's 46 divisions and single Panzer Group faced fierce resistance from the best equipped, trained and commanded units in the Red Army, but ultimately succeeded in destroying the Soviet 6th and 12th Armies at Uman before inflicting a further 600,000 casualties at Kiev. Here, von Rundstedt's five-month advance to Rostov is examined in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841766973
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
08/20/2003
Series:
Campaign Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,236,233
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents


Origins of the Campaign/Chronology/Opposing Plans/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Armies/The frontier battles/Uman and Odessa/The Kiev Pocket/The Crimea/Donets Basin and Rostov/Aftermath/The Battlefields Today/Bibliography/Index

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