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 Eastern Front (World War II) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eastern Front of World War II was the theatre of war covering the the conflict in eastern Europe.
Following the Soviet occupation of eastern Poland, the Baltic states and Bessarabia in 1939–1940, Stalin insisted that every fold of the new territories should be occupied: this move westward left troops far from their depots in salients that left them vulnerable to encirclement.
Frustration at Hitler's leadership of the war was one of the factors in the attempted coup d'etat of 1944, but after the failure of the July 20 Plot Hitler considered the army and its officer corps suspect and came to rely on the Schutzstaffel and Nazi party members to prosecute the war.
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 Eastern Front (World War II) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eastern Front of World War II was the theatre of war covering the conflict in central and eastern Europe from June 1941 to May 1945.
The Eastern Front was by far the largest and bloodiest theatre of World War II, and generally accepted as the most costly conflict in human history at anywhere from 25-30 million dead as a result.
Frustration at Hitler's leadership of the war was one of the factors in the attempted coup d'etat of 1944, but after the failure of the July 20 Plot Hitler considered the army and its officer corps suspect and came to rely on the Schutzstaffel and Nazi party members to prosecute the war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_Front_(World_War_II)   (9548 words)

  
 Eastern Front (World War II) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Eastern Front (World War II)
At the time of the front's most eastern extent it ran from Petsamo in northern Finland, parallel with the Finnish border, skirted Leningrad, then ran southeast in front of Moscow, through Voronezh to Stalingrad, then down toward the Caucasus and looped back to the west to end on the Black Sea close to Novorossiysk.
Battlefront between the USSR and Germany during World War II.
Initially running along the line of the Polish eastern border agreed between Germany and the Soviet Union in the Ribbentrop–Molotov pact 1939 (more or less where the border lies today), the front fluctuated wildly during the course of the campaign.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Eastern+Front+(World+War+II)   (171 words)

  
 h1>American Perspectives on Eastern Front Operations in World War II
The war on the Eastern Front, however unfairly, was a part of this shadowy context.
American perceptions of the war on the Eastern Front have been shaped in part by the course of Soviet historiography on the war.
The war itself in the East was a shadowy affair signified by maps of the Soviet Union overlaid by large arrows and clouds of black representing advancing Nazi forces.
mr-home.staff.shef.ac.uk /hobbies/e-front.html   (9702 words)

  
 WORLD WAR II -- BOOKS ON THE EASTERN FRONT
From the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, through World War I, the civil war, and to the eve of World War II, modern operational art grew from theoretical speculations by a small group of officers to become a critical component of the Soviet art of war.
Germany and the Second World War: Volume III: The Mediterranean, South-east Europe, and North Africa 1939-1941: From Italy's Declaration of Non-Belligerence to the Entry of the United States Into the War.
Commanding the Red Army's Sherman Tanks: The World War II Memoirs of Hero of the Soviet Union Dmitry Loza.
members.aol.com /VonRanke/east.html   (9702 words)

  
 World War I links
World War I Collections in Milwaukee Archives Stories of several individuals who were involved in some part of the war effort.
World War I, The Entente Cordiale Between England and France Document.
German Responsibility for the First World War Describes the German's responsibility for the start of the war and the war's importance, as well as the unfolding of events.
killeenroos.com /link/ww1.html   (9702 words)

  
 World War I, War on the Eastern Front: The Battle of Wirballen
World War I, War on the Eastern Front: The Battle of Wirballen
War on the Eastern Front: The Battle of Wirballen
Russian battle flags -- the first I had seen -- appeared in the front of the charging ranks.
www.lib.byu.edu /~rdh/wwi/1914/wirballen.html   (9702 words)

  
 World War I (1914–1918)
World War I: Bibliography - Bibliography There is a tremendous amount of general and specialized literature on World War I. World War I: Causes- Causes World War I was immediately precipitated by the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand...
World War I - World War I, 1914–18, also known as the Great War, conflict, chiefly in Europe, among most of...
World War I: Aftermath and Reckoning - Aftermath and Reckoning World War I and the resulting peace treaties (see Versailles, Treaty of;...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001284.html   (9702 words)

  
 The Eastern Front — 1914 - 1917
The Eastern Front of that great war had a profound impact on the remainder of the 20th century, even though the Western Front with its British, French and American combatants achieved somewhat greater fame.
The statistics for the Eastern war are grim.
In the late summer of 1914, the ancient monarchies of Austria, Russia and Germany plunged their countries into a world war which engulfed Europe in one of the bloodiest conflicts in history.
www.richthofen.com /ww1sum2   (9702 words)

  
 BBC - History - World War Two
Italy was invaded, the Germany army was in full retreat on the Eastern Front, and defeated Japanese soldiers fought to the death in Burma and the Pacific.
Resentment at the harsh peace of World War One fuelled the rise of Adolf Hitler.
Charles Wheeler presents five personal interpretations of the end of World War Two.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/wwtwo   (9702 words)

  
 Eastern Front
The Eastern Front was the vast theatre of the First World War that took place between Russia, Austria-Hungary and Germany.
In the very field of the artillery, peasants were calmly ploughing with oxen, and in front of the roaring guns a boy in white linen drove cattle over the hill toward the pasture along the river.
By the end of the war it was estimated that the Russian Army had lost another million men.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWeastern.htm   (9702 words)

  
 Air Power:Air Power on the Eastern Front in World War II
Air Power:Air Power on the Eastern Front in World War II The British Hawker Hurricane, one of the most important aircraft designs in military aviation history, was one of the planes sent to Russia to help in their fight against the German invaders.
Air Power on the Eastern Front in World War II The war fought between Germany and the Soviet Union became the most dramatic and costly battlefront of World War II.
Unlike in other war theaters where air power was used for its own military campaigns apart from ground troops, air power on the Eastern Front was used mainly to support ground operations, making it echo the movements and fortunes of the armies.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Air_Power/Russia/AP21.htm   (9702 words)

  
 WORLD WAR II -- BOOKS ON THE EASTERN FRONT
From the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, through World War I, the civil war, and to the eve of World War II, modern operational art grew from theoretical speculations by a small group of officers to become a critical component of the Soviet art of war.
Germany and the Second World War: Volume III: The Mediterranean, South-east Europe, and North Africa 1939-1941: From Italy's Declaration of Non-Belligerence to the Entry of the United States Into the War.
Commanding the Red Army's Sherman Tanks: The World War II Memoirs of Hero of the Soviet Union Dmitry Loza.
members.aol.com /VonRanke/east.html   (6621 words)

  
 BBC - History - World War Two
Italy was invaded, the Germany army was in full retreat on the Eastern Front, and defeated Japanese soldiers fought to the death in Burma and the Pacific.
Resentment at the harsh peace of World War One fuelled the rise of Adolf Hitler.
World War Two: Sixty years on - features past and present.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/war/wwtwo   (976 words)

  
 World War II: The Eastern Front DVD, VHS
This film uses historic footage to trace the history of the war on the Eastern front.
The surrender of the German Field Marshal Von Paulus at the Battle of Stalingrad in 1943 is seen as a turning point in the war.
Throughout the film, paintings by Goya and verses from several Russian poems are used to evoke an understanding of the human experience of war.
www.buyindies.com /listings/8/0/AIMS-8045.html   (228 words)

  
 World War II: The Eastern Front
At the end of the year it was withdrawn from the front for rest and refitting, before participating in the bitter fighting against the Soviets in Silesia until the end of the war.
Writers on the Second World War compound the obscuration by thin treatment of the early German victories and exaggerated emphasis on the ponderous Allied trek to victory later in the war.
Although Italy was allied with Germany in World War II, the Italian viewpoint on the war often differed sharply from that of the Germans.
www.generalstafflibrary.com /Eastern_Front_WW2.html   (2684 words)

  
 Controversies of World War II - East Front
To be useful, they must be checked against the record, which was missing for World War II on the Eastern front.
During World War II, the Soviet Union was an indispensible ally in the fight against Germany.
There are many things about World War II that have been debated, and I have firm opinions on some of these.
www.visi.com /~thornley/david/military/wwii/contost.html   (1961 words)

  
 The Eastern Front, February-September 1943 (from World War II) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
At the end of World War II, as the Allied powers raced to defeat Germany and Japan, new lines were already being drawn to mark the fronts of the next battle: the Cold War.
Details the history of World War II in the Asia-Pacific region, and examines the role of the U.S. Army in the conflict.
The traumatic effect of World War I on the collective psyche of Europeans was reflected in the outpouring of literature that directly dealt with the war.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-53574   (1235 words)

  
 Air Power:Air Power on the Eastern Front in World War II
Air Power:Air Power on the Eastern Front in World War II The British Hawker Hurricane, one of the most important aircraft designs in military aviation history, was one of the planes sent to Russia to help in their fight against the German invaders.
Air Power on the Eastern Front in World War II The war fought between Germany and the Soviet Union became the most dramatic and costly battlefront of World War II.
Unlike in other war theaters where air power was used for its own military campaigns apart from ground troops, air power on the Eastern Front was used mainly to support ground operations, making it echo the movements and fortunes of the armies.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Air_Power/Russia/AP21.htm   (1574 words)

  
 SparkNotes: World War I (1914-1918)
The First World War in its Historical Context
Summary: A Concise History of World War I
Raise your score on the SAT II U.S. History test with the experts at SparkNotes.
www.sparknotes.com /history/european/ww1   (1574 words)

  
 The Russian Front - The Eastern Front of World War Two
The Italian Army on the Eastern Front is not frequently written about in any detail and, therefore, this book would make a fine addition to any collection about the war in the east.
World War II to Present by James Thompson
The TET Offensive of 1968 was supposed to mark a turning point in the war in Vietnam.
www.1earth.com.au /militaria/b/russian.html   (1574 words)

  
 The First World War: The Eastern Front, 1914—1918
The author, who spent several years with the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence, is a specialist in the eastern front during both world wars, having written five books and numerous articles on the subject.
This book, number 13 in Osprey Publishing’s Essential Histories series, deals with an area of World War I perhaps least well known to Westerners but one that deserves attention if only for the fact that from the ashes of the eastern front arose the Soviet Union.
Following a useful chronology, one finds chapters on the warring sides, the fighting, and portraits of a soldier and civilian that serve as composites designed to educate readers about the conditions that both experienced.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/bookrev/jukes.html   (1574 words)

  
 World War I
World War I, The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
World War I, The League of Nations Protocol - October 1920
War's Cruel Scythe: the Health of Australian Soldiers in the First World War
www.teacheroz.com /wwi.htm   (1574 words)

  
 Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II - K.J. Cottam, Editor/Translator
The Eastern Front of World War II Multiple Soviet Authors.
The Eastern Front of World War II Editor/Translator Kazimiera J. (Jean) Cottam, PhD
Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II- K.J. Cottam, Editor/Translator
webhome.idirect.com /~kjcottam/airwar.htm   (1574 words)

  
 1914-18 war - Art of the First World War - 49 - Oskar Kokoschka
1914-18 war - Art of the First World War - 49 - Oskar Kokoschka
www.art-ww1.com /trame/049text.html   (1574 words)

  
 First World War.com - Battles
Given the number of actions involved, each has been categorised by its theatre of operation: thus the Somme offensive is listed within the 'Western Front', whereas Tannenberg can be found within 'Eastern Front'.
This section contains details of the significant battles and action fought during the First World War.
Within each category the battles are listed in date order, and include some of the landmark offensives of the war, such as the disastrous British attack at the Somme, and the monumental French defence at Verdun.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles   (1574 words)

  
 Stalin's Folly : The Tragic First Ten Days of World War Two on the Eastern Front ( Houghton Mifflin ) / Books : KotobaBooks
The lead up to the war and the causes of Russia's weak position are given a tour de force of story telling.
We learn how Stalin, while pretending to prepare for war and claiming he knows the attack is coming, puts his army in the worst possible situation.
When war comes, the army is helpless, the commanders shaken, and they want leadership.
en.kotobabooks.net /books/asin_0618367012   (1574 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II
The 588th was the first regiment of all the Night Bomber divisions to achieve Guards status, and by the end of the War each of its surviving veterans had made some 800 to 1,000 sorties.
Wings, Women, and War: Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat (Modern War Studies) by Reina Pennington
A Dance With Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II by Anne Noggle
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0968270212?v=glance   (1574 words)

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