By Steven J. Zaloga
Osprey's evaluate of the main calamitous defeat of the German military in global warfare II (1939-1945). On 22 June 1944, 3 years to the day after Germany's 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union, the crimson military introduced a major offensive in Byelorussia. Codenamed 'Operation Bagration', this crusade climaxed 5 weeks later with the purple military on the gates of Warsaw. The Wehrmacht's military staff Centre was once routed, a complete of 17 Wehrmacht divisions have been totally destroyed, and over 50 different German divisions have been shattered.
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1 observation periscope could be extended through a pivotable mount in the turret roof. Other equipment was installed to aid the artillery observer, including an Orterkompass and Nachdreheinrichtung (plotting boards). 4 MHz). The co-axial machine gun and its mount were removed to make room for the radio sets in the turret. Power for the radio sets was provided by a GG400 electrical generator set installed in the left rear corner of the fighting compartment. J. Nr. 92301 in September 1944 a completely new design of side Schurzen made from wiremesh was introduced.