World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF BERLIN: Dayosh Berlin!

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Meanwhile, between them General Chernyakhovsky and Marshal Rokossovsky had conquered nine-tenths of East Prussia and were increasing their threats to both Königsberg and Danzig. Farther south Marshal Konev, whose massive armies also constituted a potential threat to Berlin, fought to and over the Oder, both northeast and southwest of Breslau.

The great offensive's casualty figures were still incomplete. Moscow set the first fortnight's booty at 86,000 prisoners, 847 tanks, 8,868 guns and mortars, 16,449 machine guns. Radio Moscow later totted up its own score, claimed 450,000 Nazi dead in the first 20 days.

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