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Demyansk 1942-43 : the frozen fortress

Author: Robert Forczyk; Peter Dennis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey Publishing, 2012.
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 245.
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"The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during World War II, stretching from February 1942 to February 1943. Originally, the German 16. Armee occupied Demyansk in the autumn of 1941 because it was key terrain that would be used as a springboard for an eventual offensive into the Valdai Hills. Instead, the Soviet winter counteroffensive in February  Read more...
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Forczyk, Robert.
Demyansk 1942-43.
Oxford ; New York : Osprey Publishing, 2012
(OCoLC)755696744
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Forczyk; Peter Dennis
ISBN: 9781780964423 1780964420 1299595731 9781299595736
OCLC Number: 803588182
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Opposing commanders: German ; Soviet --
Opposing forces: German ; Soviet ; Order of battle --
Opposing plans: German ; Soviet --
The Demyansk campaign: The Soviet winter counteroffensive, January 1942 ; Closing the Demyansk pocket, February 1942 ; The airlift, February-May 1942 ; The siege of Kholm, January-May 1942 ; The German relief operations, March-May 1942 ; The battle of the Ramushevo corridor, May-October 1942 ; The end game, November 1942 to February 1943 --
Aftermath --
The battlefield today.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 245.
Other Titles: Frozen fortress
Responsibility: Robert Forczyk ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.

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The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during World War II, stretching from February 1942 to February 1943. This volume concludes  Read more...

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...provides a powerful, in-depth survey of the fighting around the town of Demyansk, one of the longest encirclement battles of World War II. "James A. Cox, The Bookwatch (September 2012)""

 
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