Demyansk –43 has 26 ratings and 4 reviews. Andrew said: Good history needs editingThe book has good information. It is however an Osprey book and s . The Demyansk Pocket was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red Army around Demyansk, south of Leningrad, during World War. The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during World War II, stretching from.

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Want to Read saving…. Steven Chang marked it as to-read Jan 18, Andrew Bernier marked it fortres to-read Jun 22, Archived from the original on The pocket existed mainly from 8 February to 21 April A keen wargamer and modelmaker, he fotrress based in Nottinghamshire, UK. Julio Campos added it May 22, MTNWishlist added it Jul 09, I do not criticize his accuracy but I do criticize his bias.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jeff rated it it was amazing Feb 02, By late 41 the Soviets thought that the Germans were close to collapse and decided to mount an offensive in Jan 42 in the Demyansk area which would cut off the Leningrad front and disrupt the Moscow supply lines.

John somers marked it as to-read Sep 07, Armee mounted two major relief efforts to rescue their trapped forces in the Demyansk and Kholm pockets, which were finally relieved in April-May The successful defence of Demyansk, achieved through the use of an airbridgewas a significant development in modern warfare. KATI marked it as to-read Sep 21, Sharon Tjian rated it it was amazing Dec 05, But it’s great to have the facts in front of you, and see the multitude of raw information that survives about even little-known conflicts such as this one.


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It is however an Osprey book and should be easy for someone to pickup who is unfamiliar with certain terminology. But it’s great to have the facts in front of you, and see 1942-433 multitude of raw information that su A little dense and different than the average WW2 tome, this book, and frankly this series, does a nice job giving you a very plain rundown of the order of battle and the different phases of the conflict.

Jeff rated it liked it Nov 26, Published June 19th by Osprey Publishing first published January 1st Return to Book Page. The maps are pretty goof.

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A battle group was able to break the siege on 22 April, but the fighting had taken a heavy toll. 1942-443 FebruaryMarshal Timoshenko was ordered to launch an offensive to cut off the base of the salient and annihilate the 12 divisions.

October Learn how and when to remove this template message. David marked it as to-read Sep 15, Another pocket was also created around Kholm, with another 5, Germans inside.

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Demyansk 1942–43: The frozen fortress

These are not the only cases where he does this and eventually it got annoying for me. Toryn Green added it Oct 21, I prefer books written in English to use those acronyms.

Steven Mercatante rated it really liked it Sep 20, Osprey Publishing Campaign Series Author: This volume will conclude with the drama of a German army-size withdrawal under fire in winter, under attack from three sides. Armee to withdraw from the pocket. Shyue Chou Chuang rated it really liked it Dec 21,