Demyansk –43 has 26 ratings and 4 reviews. Andrew said: Good history needs editingThe book has good information. It is however an Osprey book and s . The Demyansk Pocket was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red Army around Demyansk, south of Leningrad, during World War. The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during World War II, stretching from.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. 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 to February Armee occupied Demyansk in the autumn of because it was key terrain that would be used as a springboard Shyue Chou Chuang rated it really liked it Dec 21, Festung Demjansk or Kessel von Demjansk ; Russian: I do not criticize his accuracy but I do criticize his bias.
But it’s great to have the facts in front of you, and see the multitude of raw information that survives about even little-known conflicts such as this one.
To ask other readers questions about Demyansk —43please sign up. In FebruaryMarshal Timoshenko was ordered to launch an offensive to cut off the fortrews of the salient and annihilate the 12 divisions. Other editions – View all Demyansk ?
Published June 19th by Osprey Publishing first published January 1st Scott Sullivan rated it really liked it Jun 03, This is another book in the campaign series and follows the same format as previous volumes and has 96 pages with black and white period photographs, maps, three dimensional views and a couple of colour pictures.
Date 8 February — 20 May Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, Hitler demanded that the 12 divisions of II Armeekorps remain in the narrow Demyansk salient, whose base was only 6km wide. Want to Read saving…. The Soviets surrounded the German forces which were supplied by air, bringing in supplies and fresh troops whilst taking out the wounded. Trivia About Demyansk — Retrieved from ” https: Sean Smart marked it as to-read Dec 21, Sean Chick marked it as to-read Apr 16, The pocket existed mainly from 8 February to 21 April Over the next several weeks, this corridor was widened.
Demyansk – The frozen fortress – Robert Forczyk – Google Books
Paul S marked it as to-read Apr 22, In addition, airmen were lost. Account Options Sign in. KATI marked it as to-read Sep 21, If there’s one criticism to make, it’s that the writing is pretty technical and rough.
The supplies were delivered through over flights of whitewashed Junkers Ju 52 transport aircraft per day.
The maps are pretty goof. Preview — Demyansk —43 by Robert Forczyk. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
DEMYANSK 1942-43 The Frozen Fortress
However, owing to the very difficult wooded and swampy terrain, and heavy snow cover, the initial advance by the Front was very modest against stubborn opposition. Its success was a major contributor to the decision by the Army High Command to try the same tactic during the Battle of Stalingrad where it failed to save the 6th Army under Paulus.
After stopping the Soviet winter counteroffensive, the German This volume will conclude with the drama of a German army-size withdrawal under fire in winter, under attack from three sides. During the siege, the crack 3. Peter has since contributed to hundreds of books, predominantly on historical subjects, including many Osprey titles.
Kyle Cisco rated it it was amazing Mar 17, But it’s great to have the facts in front of you, and see the multitude of raw information that su A little dense and different than the average WW2 tome, this book, and frankly this series, does a nice job giving you a very plain rundown of the order of battle and the different phases of the conflict.
Demyansk 1942–43: The frozen fortress
Steven Mercatante rated it really liked it Mar 24, The intent of the Northwestern Front offensive was foetress encircle the entire northern flank of the 16th Army’s forces, of which the 2nd Army Corps was only a small part, and the Soviet command was desperate fortresz keep the Front moving even after this success.
Armee occupied Demyansk in the autumn of because it was key terrain that would be used as a springboard for an eventual offensive into the Valdai Hills.
Stephen Hackney marked it as to-read Nov 01,