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Nevertheless, the encirclement of Velikiye Luki bore a strong resemblance to the well-known Nazi debacle that was unfolding at the same time at Stalingrad.
All that remained in the area was the 83rd Infantry Division screening Velikiye Luki in the center and the 3rd Gebirgsjäger (mountain troop) Division slightly to the south.
The Soviet offensive began on November 24, with strong forces moving on Velikiye Luki from north and south, bypassing the screen of fortified positions in a semicircular arc east of the city.
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  Battle of Velikiye Luki: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Velikiye luki (russian), also transliterated as velikie luki, is a city on the...
The battle of stalingrad was a major turning point in world war ii, and is considered the bloodiest battle in human history and arguably one of the greatest come-backs...
Prior to the battle the forces in and around Velikiye Luki were under the control of the LIX Corps, EHandler: no quick summary.
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 Battle of Stalingrad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The battle was marked by brutality and disregard for military and civilian casualties on both sides.
The battle is taken to include the German siege of the southern Russian city of Stalingrad, which is now called Volgograd.
The battle began with the heavy bombing of the city by the Luftwaffe.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of Stalingrad
The Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in World War II and is arguably the bloodiest battle in recorded history.
The battle is taken to include the German siege of the southern Russian city of Stalingrad, which is today Volgograd, the battle inside the city, and the Soviet counter-offensive which eventually trapped and destroyed the German Sixth Army and other Axis forces in and around the city.
Battle of Velikiye Luki Conflict World War II Date November 1942 – February 1943 Place Velikiye Luki, Pskov Oblast, Russia Result Qualified Soviet victory The Battle of Velikiye Luki between Germany and the Soviet Union occurred in and around the Russian city Velikiye Luki during the winter of 1942-1943.
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 Where do I find Eastern Front (world War Ii) information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Though intense battles of movement last-minute July & into August 1943 saw the Tigers blunting Soviet tanks on single axis, they were soon outflanked on addition moral to the west as the Soviets enfeebled down the Psel, & Kharkov had to be evacuated for the definitive hurrah continuance on 22 August.
At continuance Hitler agreed to a widespread withdrawal to the Dnieper line, forth which was meant to be the Ostwall, a moral of defence consonant to the Westwall of fortifications forth the German frontier in the west.
After the Battle of Stalingrad, shoulderboards were introduced for full ranks; was a cogent symbolic step, since they had olden seen as a symbol of the enfeebled regime after the Russian Revolution of 1917.
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 Eastern Front (World War II) information - Search.com
Though intense battles of movement throughout late July and into August 1943 saw the Tigers blunting Soviet tanks on one axis, they were soon outflanked on another line to the west as the Soviets advanced down the Psel, and Kharkov had to be evacuated for the final time on 22 August.
After the Battle of Stalingrad, shoulderboards were introducted for all ranks; this was a significant symbolic step, since they had been seen as a symbol of the old regime after the Russian Revolution of 1917.
The multiple battles, and most of all, the use of scorched earth tactics destroyed agricultural land, infrastructure, and whole towns, leaving much of the population homeless and without food.
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 Battle for Velikye Luki - Armchair General Forums
Battles and Campaigns Whether it's an individual combat account or a massive clash of arms; the strategy, tactics and operations of WW II are open for discussion here.
The battle for Velikiye Luki was a part of Soviet Operation "Mars" in November-December of 1942.
The encirclement of a large portion of the 83rd in Velikiye Luki was even worse than the battle at Stalingrad which overshadowed it.
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 Ad-Blurbs for V for Victory: Velikiye Luki
It is the second winter of the Russo-German War...a time of desperate, fluid battles of punch and counter-punch, siege and rescue, amid the frozen swamps and lakes of North-Central Russia.
As the German commander, you must rescue your encircled forces that are holding out at the ancient fortress town of Velikiye Luki, while protecting the Vitebsk-Leningrad railroad, vital to the supply of Army Group North.
Fortress in the Snow: Several German divisions attempt to break the Russian stranglehold on Velikiye Luki and rescue its hard-pressed defenders.
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 Strategic Studies Group: Velikiye Luki
Velikiye Luki is a set of 4 scenarios depicting several portions of the battle that took place in this area in late Nov 1942 to early Feb 1943.
The main battle - the campaign - depicts the initial onslaught of the Soviet 3rd Shock Army and its subsequent bypassing of the town Velikiye Luki and the attempted capture of the railway line to the west.
Group Woehler was an adhoc battle group comprised of units near enough to attempt the rescue in time.
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 Feldgrau :: 9.Armee-Oberkommando
Defensive Battles Between Kalinin and the Winter Positions.
Defensive Battles in Central Russia and Withdrawal to the Gomel-Orscha Line.
Defensive Battles and Withdrawal Battles from the Russian Summer Offensive.
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 Battle of Stalingrad Encyclopedia @ PriceOfFreedom.com (Price of Freedom)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Battle of Stalingrad Encyclopedia @ PriceOfFreedom.com (Price of Freedom)
However, a number of German and Romanian units that were involved in Blau were then in the process of besieging Sevastopol on the Crimean Peninsula.
The strain on both military commanders was immense: Paulus developed an uncontrollable tic in his eye, while Chuikov experienced an outbreak of eczema that required him to bandage his hands completely.
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 TheHistoryNet | World War II | Battle of Velikiye Luki: Surrounded in the Snow
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 V for Victory: Velikiye Luki for DOS - MobyGames
V for Victory: Velikiye Luki takes the series East to the Russian Front of WWII.
As the German commander, you must rescue your encircled forces that are holding out at the ancient fortress town of Velikiye Luki, while protecting the Vitebsk - Leningrad railroad, vital to the supply of Army Group North.
Or, as the Russian commander, you must take Velikiye Luki and advance to the railroad, to cut off and destroy the Fascist invaders.
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 White Death Stalingrad Of North War Game GDW Game Designers' Workshop 1979
White Death: Velikiye Luki, The Stalingrad of the North is a sim of the East Front Battle of Velikiye Luki, fought in the winter of 1942-1943.
The game begins with the massive Soviet offensive that led to the encirclement of the city of Velikiye Luki and continues through the desperate German attempts to relieve the beleagured city.
Game components include : Mapsheet, 480 Counters, 1 German and 1 Russian Organization chart, 1 German and 1 Soviet Order Of Appearance chart (w/ Terrain Effects on backside), Turn Record chart and 20-page Rules booklet.
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