Army Group South continues the blitzkrieg
9th October 1941: High risk Waffen-SS attack pays off in city of Mariupol
While conditions allowed in the south of the Soviet Union, the German Army Group South continued to push forward at a rapid rate, causing surprise and alarm amongst ill prepared Russian defence lines.
Kurt Meyer1 was leading a Reconnaisance Battalion of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler. He d…
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