Northern Eurasia 1941: Battle of Moscow
4 Dec 1941
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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.