The Drive on Moscow, 1941: Operation Taifun and Germany's First Crisis of World War II

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At the end of September 1941, more than a million German soldiers lined up along the frontline just 180 miles west of Moscow. They were well trained, confident, and had good reasons to hope that the war in the East would be over with one last offensive. Facing them was an equally large Soviet force, but whose soldiers were neither as well trained nor as confident. When the Germans struck, disaster soon befell the Soviet defenders. German panzer spearheads cut through enemy defenses and thrust deeply to encircle most of the ...

The Drive on Moscow, 1941: Operation Taifun and Germany's First Crisis of World War II 2012, Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors

ISBN-13: 9781612001203

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