Battle of Moscow

The Great Patriotic War: Germany Invades

Russia 1941.1204

Battle of Moscow

World War II: The Eastern Front from Operation Barbarossa to Stalingrad (4 December 1941)

Historical Map of Russia & the former Soviet Union

In October, the Germans resumed their march on Moscow. However, by the time they reached the outskirts of the city, winter had arrived. The German troops were insufficiently equipped for the cold and many died from frostbite and disease.

Main Events

Germans begin Siege of Leningrad

Germans wage Battle of Moscow against Soviet Union

Construction of first extermination camp begun in Belzec, General Government (Poland)

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