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During Christmas 1941, one of the greatest battles of World War Two, the battle of Moscow, reached its climax.
But, in a historical context, it was all-important that the victory at the approaches to Moscow fortified the emerging wartime alliance of the Soviet Union, Great Britain, and the United States.
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  Battle of Moscow - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Moscow was fought in the winter of 1941 and 1942 by Germany and the Soviet Union during World War II.
Moscow, Battle of, protracted winter campaign fought in 1941 and 1942 by Hitler’s Wehrmacht against the Red Army in World War II.
Moscow (city, Russia) (Russian Moskva), capital and largest city of Russia, capital of Moscow Oblast, and the country’s leading political,...
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 Moscow 1941 (washingtonpost.com)
Moscow is a city which fascinates and obsesses the citizen and the stranger alike.
Moscow's Kremlin and the churches and monasteries within its walls were rebuilt more durably of stone and brick in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Moscow ceased to be the capital of Russia in 1712, when Peter the Great moved the government to his new city of St. Petersburg on the Baltic.
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 Battle of Moscow information - Search.com
h The Battle of Moscow refers to the defense of the Soviet capital of Moscow and the subsequent counter-offensive against the German army, between October 1941 and January 1942 on the Eastern Front of World War II.
It was in front of Moscow that the term Panfilovets was coined: Ivan Panfilov, commander of the Soviet 316th Rifle Division, died in fierce self-sacrificing infantry combat against German tanks.
For the heroism of the city's defenders, Moscow was awarded the title Hero City in 1965, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the eventual Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in 1945.
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 Battle for Moscow : game rules
Battle for Moscow is a historical wargame of the German Army's struggle to defeat the Soviet Army and capture Moscow in 1941.
A battle is an attack on one enemy unit by any or all the attacking player's units which are adjacent to it.
Battle for Moscow was designed by Frank Chadwick (he proposed the basic game idea, researched the information, and wrote the game rules).
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 Kremlin Walls and Towers in Moscow, Russia
Built in 1495 by Antonio Bono and Pietro Antonio Solari, the tower was crowned with a spire similar to that of the Spasskaya Tower at the end of the 17th century and serves as the main entrance into the Kremlin complex.
It was the first tower in all of Moscow to install a machine for drawing up water from the river, and supplied the Kremlin palaces and gardens with a daily supply.
During the 16th and 17th centuries the Spasskaya Tower was used for ceremonial processions made by the Tsar and the Patriarch and for greeting foreign dignitaries visiting Moscow, and the street leading from the tower to Cathedral Square was the Kremlin's main thoroughfare.
www.moscow-taxi.com /sightseeing/kremlin/walls-and-towers.html   (1314 words)

 Battle of Moscow
The Battle of Moscow refers to the defense of the Soviet capital of Moscow and the subsequent counter-offensive against the German army, between October 1941 and January 1942, during the Great Patriotic War.
It was in front of Moscow that the term Panfilovec was coined: I.V. Panfilov, commander of the Soviet 316th Rifle Division, died in fierce self-sacrificing infantry combat against German tanks.
For the heroism of the city's defenders, Moscow was awarded the title Hero City in 1965, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the eventual Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in 1945.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/b/ba/battle_of_moscow.html   (817 words)

 ::The Battle for Moscow::
Hitler had ordered that units in other parts of the Russian campaign be moved to Moscow - General Hoepner's IV Panzer group had been moved from Leningrad - hence why the Germans did not have sufficient men to launch an attack on the city and why it had to be besieged.
By doing so, they slowed down their advance to Moscow to such an extent that the Red Army was given sufficient breathing space to reorganise itself and its defences under the command of Marshall Georgy Zhukov - the man who 'never lost a battle'.
Moscow itself had been turned into a fortress with 422 miles of anti-tank ditches being dug, 812 miles of barbed wire entanglements and some 30,000 firing points.
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 Defence-Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To set an example of determination for the soldiers and increasingly despairing civilians, he ordered the traditional military parade on 7 November, commemorating the anniversary of the October Revolution, to be conducted on the Red Square, in spite of the danger of German bombardment.
The victory in the battle of Moscow provided an important boost for Soviet morale, as the German army had now lost its aura of invincibility.
For the heroism of the city's defenders, Moscow was awarded the title Hero City in 1965, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the eventual Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in 1945.
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 WW2DB: Battle of Moscow
As a response, Moscow residents were ordered to build mock houses on Kremlin's grounds and paint the distinct roof of the building in order to blend it in with the rest of the city.
On 15 Nov, another push for Moscow was launched, and within two weeks the Germans reached the 27km marker to Moscow, with some soldiers claiming the sighting of the towers of Kremlin.
For the efforts of Moscow residents to defend the capital city, Moscow was honored with the title Hero City in 1965.
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 Battle for Moscow :: War and Politics : Gourt
Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA:) is the capital of Russia and the country's principal political, economic, financial, educational, and transportation center, located on the Moskva River.
Moscow is also well known as the site of the Saint Basil's Cathedral, with its elegant onion domes, as well as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
The Patriarch of Moscow, whose residence is the Danilov Monastery, serves as the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
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 Battle for Moscow 1.0g - Free Download. Free turn based wargame covering Operation Typhoon in late 1941.
Battle for Moscow recreates the German unsuccessfull attempt to capture Moscow in late 1941, followed by the Russian counter-offensive that denied the German any chance to conclude the eastern war that year.
Battle for Moscow is a turn based wargame.
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 MI-6 versus KGB-FSB: The Battle in Moscow
The British embassy first appeared in Moscow in 1931, in the luxurious building on Sofievskaya Quay as the UK was one of the first countries to recognize Bolshevik Russia.
Another important event prior to the fall of the USSR was the case of the "renegade Soviet Navy officer" in 1975-1976, which was a great operation of the KGB's counterintelligence.
Moscow expelled four British diplomats over the affair (threatening to expel 5 more), and London responded by expelling four Russians.
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 Event: 65th anniversary of the battle of Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A photography exhibition dedicated to the 65th Anniversary of the Battle of Moscow began at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) on Dhaka on November 29.
The defeat of the Soviet Union could make it possible for the fascist Germany to advance further in order to capture India, the richest colony of the British Empire.In 1941 the German Army was considered to be the strongest and most experienced army in the world.
The Soviet Victory in the Battle of Moscow was of paramount importance because:
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 Battle of Moscow in Great Patriotic War __English_SINA.com
MOSCOW, May 8 (Xinhuanet) -- Russia marks the 60th anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War on Monday.
The Battle of Moscow is one of the greatest battles of the war against Nazi Germany.
The protracted winter campaign to defend Moscow in 1941 and 1942 by the Red Army was a major defeat for Germany in World War II and proved to be the turning point of the struggle on the central Russian front.
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 The Battle for Moscow - Part II
Having lost their battle for Moscow with Hitler, the German generals applied themselves to the rapid conclusion of the diversion of Army Group Center's panzers southward with the expectation of advancing on Moscow once this move was complete.
They had thus far managed to avoid being caught in the destructive battles of encirclement that other Soviet armies had been trapped in, but the Soviet forces fighting Army Group South were not in a position to disengage without risking destruction.
According to Glantz, total Soviet casualties in this battle amounted to 344,926 of the 581,600 man strength of their forces engaged in this battle (for the period July 10th to September 10th).
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 Moscow, MI depot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MOSCOW, MI The charming stick-style depot in Moscow, Michigan was built by the Michigan and Ohio Railroad in 1883.
It was a late-comer to a part of Michigan, 25 miles north of the Ohio border, that was already laced with railroad lines.
East of Moscow belonged to the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern.
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 Powell's Books - Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War by Rodric Braithwaite
The 1941 Battle of Moscow — unquestionably one of the most decisive battles of the Second World War — marked the first strategic defeat of the German armed forces in their seemingly unstoppable march across Europe.
Moscow boss Alexander Shcherbakov, for example, may have been Stalin's man, but he was also a tireless administrator who apparently killed himself trying to hold the city together.
Moscow 1941 is one of the best books written on the subject of the Eastern Front in the Second World War, and indeed I think this book is one of the best accounts of people at war period.
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The capture of Moscow was a top-priority issue for the enemy, since this would have meant a decisive success in political and economic terms, not to mention the fact that the Russians would have lost an essential railroad junction.
When the battle began, the Germans did not expect to be met with such fierce resistance.
The Battle of Moscow was of enormous moral and political importance to the Soviet people; it buried Hitler’s plans of waging a “lightning war” against the Soviet Union and was a serious defeat for the German army.
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 Moscow 1941, by Rodric Braithwaite - Large Print Reviews - Audio Book Review
In all, it is estimated that there were at least a million military causalities associated with the Battle of Moscow, a battle which was to turn out to be one of the biggest and most decisive battles of World War II.
More of a social history than a military history of the battle, Moscow 1941 is an accessible and unforgettable account of this crucial battle which represented, for the Wehrmacht, the first of many defeats to come.
Moscow 1941 is also an illuminating text that shows what life was like under Stalin and the Communist regime that controlled Russia and how the communist dictates affected every aspect of daily life from what jobs people had to the information they received about the war.
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 Other Publishers OTH-096 Unknown Battle in Moscow Skies, 1941-1942 (Part II) on www.Aviapress.com. Model kits, Military ...
During the narrative on the development of the Soviet counter-offensive at Moscow, the author again brings along a lot of unknown facts, and the well publicized ones are presented from the new and more objective point of view due to the usage of large amount of new materials.
It is very important that in "Unknown Battle in Moscow Skies, 1941-1942" the author gives comparative analyses of the data from different German and Soviet sources, in particular regarding the losses and failures.
It is very nice that on the background of the huge battle the author speaks about the lives of the participants of the events from the Soviet and German sides.
www.aviapress.com /viewonekit.htm?OTH-096   (550 words)

 The Museum-Panorama "Borodino Battle" - Moscow
The Museum-Panorama "Borodino Battle" is devoted to the brightest episode of the Patriotic War of 1812 - the battle between Russian and French armies near the Borodino village, which Napoleon called "the battle of giants".
Facades are decorated by two mosaic panels in the size 75 i2: " the National home guard and a fire of Moscow ", " the Victory of Russian armies and exile of Napoleon " (artist B.A.Talberg); in lateral pilonah pig-iron bas-reliefs with the image of a military armour (sculptor I.P.soar) are mounted.
In a basis of a plot of a panorama - the most intense moment of the Borodino battle - storm by the Frenchmen of village Semyonovskoe at midday on August, 26th (on September, 7th) 1812.
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 Russians Re-Enact Battle of Moscow (phillyBurbs.com) | Europe
MOSCOW - Russian soldiers in World War II-style uniforms slogged through early winter slush Tuesday to re-enact the Soviet Union's defeat of Adolf Hitler's armies in the Battle of Moscow near the Russian capital 63 years ago.
The Battle of Moscow was the first large-scale defeat inflicted on the German armies that had overrun Europe and then invaded the Soviet Union, reaching as far as the suburbs of the capital.
The battle was a turning point in the war and paved the way for the defeat of German forces at Stalingrad in 1942-43.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/89-12072004-412915.html   (300 words)

 Russia Profile - Tough Battle for Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But the elections for regional legislatures have become the main focus of political battles there and the tense campaign ahead of the Dec. 14 Moscow City Duma elections is a prime example.
According to Moscow electoral law, it is entirely possible that none of the three will ever take seats in the chamber.
Although Moscow has not exactly been a bastion of LDPR support in past elections, Zhirinovsky’s high profile may be enough to get the party over the 10-percent barrier.
www.russiaprofile.org /politics/article.wbp?article-id=B34A88DE-592B-403F-B898-18E840425FC8   (1290 words)

 Wal-Mart Watch - Battle-Mart: Moscow, ID
This just in - the Moscow City Council voted 3-2 last night to deny the requested rezone of 77 acres on the East end of town, a rezone which would have opened the door to a Wal-Mart Supercenter.
Wal-Mart is fighting feverishly to convert 70 acres of farmland into a 225,000 square foot Supercenter after being denied by the Moscow city council.
A group called “Yes to Moscow, No to Super Wal-Mart” has organized the community to preserve their valuable farmland, protect local business and ensure the future of their community.
walmartwatch.com /battlemart/pages/moscow_id   (281 words)

 Battle downloads - aquapack battle boattle, Archer Battle, Battle for Moscow
Replay the German unsuccessfull attempt to capture Moscow in late 1941, followed by the Russian counter-offensive that denied the German any chance to conclude the eastern war that year.
Battle Boattle 2.5 is one of a kind naval shooter that is absolutely insane.
Battle Snake is not classical snake game, Battle Snake is snake game of the new level marked with it's appearance the beginning of the new brunch of the development of the game genres.
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