World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF RUSSIA: Questions in Berlin

On the Russian front, where this war may yet be decided, the greatest armies in the world skirmished, probed and par ried. South of Moscow, in the sector where the biggest forces were concentrated, a few Russian battalions seized four German positions. A few German battalions tried & failed to recapture the positions, and to that small extent the Red Army was in better shape to break a major German offensive, or to launch one of its own. Both the Luftwaffe and the Red Air Force, for the first time in the Russian war, turned their main energies to strategic...

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