Tuesday Aug 09, 2022

The Tangled Web of War: Beyond Barbarossa, episode 7

Sponsor: The Eastern Front Trilogy by Scott Bury

The true story of a Canadian drafted into the Soviet Red Army in World War II. 


As the Germans strangle Leningrad and sweep across Ukraine, we can see just how complicated the Eastern Front is, and how connected to events and decisions a world away. 

Map 1: Closing on Leningrad.

Map showing advance of Germans and Finns, fall 1941.

Photos: Rasputitsa


Horses sank up to their bellies in mud in Ukraine during rasputitsa. 


Even tracked vehicles became mired in the deep mud. 


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