Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2)

Army Group North

Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2) cover

Description

Of the German Army Groups that attacked Soviet Russia, Von Leeb's Army Group North, tasked with seizing the Baltic States and Leningrad, was the smallest and weakest. General Kuznetzov's Northwestern Front, however, was in an even weaker state. Despite brave counterattacks and defense by the Soviet forces, the Germans smashed through the Dvina Line, then the Stalin Line, flooded into Latvia and pressed on to encircle Leningrad. This book examines the German offensive and also the courageous Soviet attempts to halt the German spearhead, defending every possible line against overwhelming odds.

Product details

Published Sep 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781782004264
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 54 b/w
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 148
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

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Howard Gerrard

Illustrator

Peter Dennis

Peter Dennis was inspired by contemporary magazine…

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