World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF RUSSIA: In the Soup

German troops, dug in along the 900-mile front from Narva to Galati, awaited the opening of the Red Army's main summer offensive. They were informed by Colonel Ernst von Hammer, via DNB, that the Russians were massing for attack 1) on the lower Dniester, 2) around Brody and Tarnopol in old Poland, 3) at Gomel, facing central Poland, 4) in the Narva gap between Lake Peipus and the Gulf of Finland. The Germans seemed (with sound reason) to be expecting a lot of trouble from the east.

But the Russians had some unfinished...

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