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  Operation Bagration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The operation was named after 18th-19th century Russian general Pyotr Bagration, who died at the Battle of Borodino.
Bagration, in combination with the neighbouring Lvov-Sandomierz Operation launched a few weeks later in Ukraine, allowed the Soviet Union to recapture practically all the territories within its 1941 borders, advance into German East Prussia, and reach the outskirts of Warsaw after gaining control of Poland east of the Vistula river.
The Lvov-Sandomierz Operation was launched on July 17, 1944, and quickly routed the German forces in the Ukraine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Bagration   (830 words)

 Operation Bagration
The operation was named, by the Soviets, after Russian Gen. Petr Bagration, who died in the Battle of Borodino in September 1812, fighting against Napoleon’s forces.
In German military history, Operation Bagration in 1944 was to be recorded as the “Defeat of the Army Group Center”, which reflects the essence of what happened.
The Operation Bagration irreversibly turned the tide of World War II, and the speed and ferocity with which the Germans once embarked upon implementation of their Barbarossa project, meant to subjugate and partially eradicate the “Slavic hordes” inhabiting vast expanses of the Soviet Union, turned against them.
www.belarusembassy.org /belarus/worldwarII/operation_bagration.htm   (916 words)

 Eastern Front Major Operations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
For Operation Blue, Hitler would strip Army Groups North and Centre of half their forces to fortify Army Group South, which was to strike in two prongs: one across the Don valley towards Stalingrad, thereby securing the northeastern flank, the other south and west to the Caucausus.
Operation Uranus would be a vast pincer movement attacking the weak, exposed flanks of the German forces, ultimately encircling the Sixth army.
The key to the operation, the capture of Minsk, was completed by July 3, with Russian forces sweeping forward all along the front.
www.geocities.com /sonzabird/majorops.html   (3201 words)

 Lvov-Sandomierz Offensive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bagration aimed at the capturing of Belarus, pushing the Germans from eastern Poland.
Bagration was launched on June 22, 1944, the three-year anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion.
Bagration tore through the weakened and demoralised forces of Army Group Centre, and it soon became clear that the offensive would be more successful than had been hoped.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lvov-Sandomierz_Operation   (2051 words)

 [11.0] Driving Out The Fascists
BAGRATION was under the direction of Marshals Vasilevsky and Zhukov, who gradually accumulated a massive, well-equipped army.
Although the Germans would continue to keep the bulk of their forces in the East, with Allied armies advancing on two sides Hitler's Reich was in a vise that would soon exert crushing pressure and strain the faltering German war machine past its limits.
The fact that the prewar Mikolajczyk government was still operating in exile in London was not much of an inconvenience; Moscow simply didn't recognize the legitimacy of the London Poles.
www.vectorsite.net /twsnow_11.html   (5585 words)

 Lest we forget the heroes of Operation Bagration - Letters - www.theage.com.au
However, it should be remember that the largest military operation in history was Operation Bagration, the Russian army's offensive in Byelorussia that started two weeks after the Normandy landings, on June 22, 1944.
Operation Bagration was named after a Russian hero of the war against Napoleon in 1812.
The operation resulted in the destruction of the German Army Group Centre and an estimated 300,000 German and uncounted Russian military and civilian casualties.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2004/06/06/1086460170545.html?from=storylhs   (2259 words)

 IDDK True Games
“Operation Bagration” in 1944 was one of the most significant Russian campaigns during the struggle of Soviet and German tanks in Belorussia.
The player will be able to experience “Operation Bagration” in two playable campaigns – a Russian campaign and a German campaign, where he can take control over the Russian T-34 or, respectively, the German Tiger.
Based on “Operation Bagration” in 1944 as the one of the most significant Russian campaigns during the struggle of Soviet and German tanks in Belorussia.
games.iddk.ru /en/?pg=gm39   (537 words)

 Soviet Corps late in the war - The Dupuy Institute Forum
At the time of Operation Bagration a concerted efort was made to bring these units up to an average of 6000 troops.
The Soviets were able to create operational densities that could be anywhere from 3-4:1 in main attack sectors in summer 1944, and tactical densities in these sectors could reach anywhere from 4-6:1 in the Soviets' favor.
During the Vistula-Oder operation, operational density in main attack sectors was on the order of 5-7:1, and tactical densities in these sectors from 8-16:1, Soviet's favor.
www.dupuyinstitute.org /ubb/Forum4/HTML/000042.html   (5400 words)

 Military History Online - Raid on Dieppe
They would be transported to their target beaches with anticipation from their superiors of accomplishing a series of damaging blows to the German fortifications in Dieppe as well as in the towns, villages, and open areas surrounding Dieppe.
In the years after D-Day up to the present, historians and military officials agreed that Jubilee, as the operation was codenamed, was one of the Allies' greatest military blunders of World War II.
The truth is, Jubilee was turning into a blundering operation long before it was executed, due to a series of planning mistakes, miscalculations, and changes made in the weeks and months leading up to August 19.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /wwii/dieppe   (635 words)

 Red Army Studies, Review: Bagration 1944: the Destruction of Army Group Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This is a splendid introductory work to the greatest of the great strategic operations with which the Red Army cleared the Wehrmacht out of Russia in the summer of 1944.
In operation 'Bagration', named after a Russian general from the Napoleonic wars, the Red Army cleared Byelorussia, advanced into eastern Poland, to the gates of Warsaw, and in the process destroyed 17 German divisions completely, shattering numerous others, and inflicting between 300 and 400,000 irrecoverable casualties on the Wehrmacht.
It is highly suitable both for the reader who is new to the east, and for the experienced student of that war, by offering a good reference point, and good maps and additional material that help support more in-depth works.
www.redarmystudies.net /books03.htm   (460 words)

Like Allied operations, it was densely guarded by complex deception stratagems.
Prince Peter Bagration was the commander of the Russian army who died fighting the French at Borodino in 1812, and a national hero - a symbol of Russian resistance.
Ten Soviets attacked on the night of 22-23 June 1944, the third anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union.
www.espritdecorps.ca /new_page_215.htm   (1897 words)

 SparkNotes: World War II (1939–1945): The German Retreat from Russia
Though forced to abandon the Caucasus region, the Germans continued to hold the Ukraine, with their forces concentrated to the west of the city of Kursk in western Russia.
Although the Red Army kept pushing, it was not until the summer of 1944 that a major Soviet offensive took place.
Operation Bagration began three years to the day after Germany’s initial invasion of Russia, on June 22, 1944.
www.sparknotes.com /history/european/ww2/section12.rhtml   (1297 words)

 Amazon.com: Operation Bagration (Trade Editions): Books: Steven Zaloga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Bagration freed Belarus from the Nazi occupation and cost the Germans over 300,000 soldiers.
Operation Bagration has often been overshadowed by the other significant German defeat of 1944, the failure to halt the Anglo-American landing in Normandy.
A significant event such as Operation Bagration, obviously needs to be covered and to given its due importance.
www.amazon.com /Operation-Bagration-Editions-Steven-Zaloga/dp/184176115X   (1414 words)

 News about tank sims and games
So we are quite sure that AI operating the allied forces will fight adequately and pay attention to the player’s activities.
Dev Team: Campaigns are formed as script missions describing the most important and striking episodes of the “Bagration” operation with tank participation in summer 1944.
But the player cannot influence the strategy of the operation, infantry, artillery, aircraft anyway.
www.tanksim.com /reviews/t34interview.htm   (2674 words)

 Osprey - June 2004
These offensives were crucial to the turning of the tides of World War II in favour of the Allies.
Codenamed Operation 'Bagration', this campaign climaxed five weeks later with the Red Army at the gates of Warsaw.
Codenamed Operation 'Epsom', its intention was to break through between the Panzer divisions defending Caen, and then swing eastward through the bocage, across the River Odon, and capture Hill 112.
www.ospreypublishing.com /content2.php/cid=195   (1210 words)

 TheHistoryNet | World War II | Operation Bagration: Soviet Offensive of 1944
In size, scope -- and results -- Operation Bagration, the Soviet offensive of 1944, made the Normandy landings look like a mere scuffle.
Operation Bagration, the Red Army’s spring 1944 blitzkrieg, was designed to support Allied operations in France, liberate Russian territory and break the back of the Wehrmacht once and for all.
Punitive operations by the Germans in January, February and April 1944 had left entire villages leveled, their inhabitants lined up and executed.
www.historynet.com /wars_conflicts/world_war_2/3421346.html   (1026 words)

 Boots & Tracks--Sword of Bagration (Single Player)
In June 1944, nearly three years to the day after the Germans invaded the Soviet Union, the front lines exploded as the Red Army launched Operation Bagration.
With over one and a quarter million combat troops and over five thousand armored vehicles, this offensive broke the back of Army Group Center, resulting in the loss of the equivalent of over two dozen divisions, and the liberation of the whole of Belorussia in a matter of weeks.
If you are not familiar with this kind of victory location setting, please check the appropriate section in the CMBB manual.
bootsandtracks.com /ScenarioDetail.php?ScenarioID=27   (362 words)

 "Allies" - the project of RIA Novosti international information agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Operation Bagration, one of the biggest strategic operations in 1944, was conducted during the Allied invasion of Normandy.
The Red Army used a huge amount of weapons and hardware that had been supplied by the United States and Great Britain under Lend Lease agreements.
Map of Operations on the Soviet-German Front in 1944
union.rian.ru /en/771/news264331.html   (126 words)

 Operation Bagration 1944
Operation Bagration the encirclement of Vitebsk, breakthrough at Orsha and the race to Berezina in the military book Bagration 1944 published by Osprey Books, available from Cranston Fine Arts.
Bagration 1944, The Destruction of Army Group Centre by Steven Zaloga
On 22 June 1944, three years to the day after Germany's invasion of Russia, the Red Army launched a massive offensive codenamed Operation Bagration.
www.war-art.com /bagration_1944.htm   (584 words)

 Bagration Battle
Here are a few photo's of a battle in an Operation Bagration Campaign we are running at present.
The campaign is a trial of a system I'm developing that combines map based movement with battles fought on the table top.
Becuase the losses carry over it is important in theis camapign to try to inflcit losses and then retreat as you will need the survivors to take part in the next battle.
homepages.paradise.net.nz /courham/WGaming/Battle01.htm   (534 words)

 Worst military commanders in history - Military Photos
And, to be fair to Herr Busch, very few German commanders could have done a single thing to halt or alter significantly the course of the Byelorussian Operation.
In fact, the Operation would have been a brilliant strategic success (as opposed to a merely 'very good' one) had the offensive been halted after the 2nd or 3rd week.
Theoretically, he was an extremely good operational artist.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=63940   (747 words)

 Missing Links Operation Bagration Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
OPERATION BAGRATION, by Steve Zaloga, Osprey Publishing, ISBN 1-84176-115-X. 96 pages, colour plates, photographs, maps, birds-eye view battlefield plans.
This is a "trade edition" reprint of Campaign 42 so if you have that one don't bother to read further.
Verdict: well worth getting if you take any pride in getting your dioramas right, or just want a general view of the summer 1944 Eastern Front Fighting
www.missing-lynx.com /reviews/other/bagration.htm   (173 words)

 Military History Online
The Home Army offensive began in the afternoon of August 1, 1944.
The uprising was expected to last about a week and was seen largely as a “mopping-up” operation.
The Germans decided to make a stand and defend “fortress” Warsaw as the Soviets halted their offensive.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /wwii/articles/WarsawUprising.aspx   (1393 words)

 TheHistoryNet | World War II
Major Richard "Dick" Winters of "Band of Brothers" fame speaks candidly about the men and actions of Easy Company and reflects on D-Day and the lessons he learned about leadership.
As the 101st Airborne Division secured Eindhoven and Veghel at the start of Operation Market-Garden, its battles in Holland were only just beginning.
It was hoped that Operation Market Garden would shorten the war, but the largest airborne operation of World War II failed in its main objectives.
www.historynet.com /wars_conflicts/world_war_2   (1221 words)

 Matrix Games - Blitzkrieg: War in Europe 1939-1945
Norm Koger's The Operational Art of War III
Blitzkrieg: War in Europe 1939-1945 features 45 different units of land, sea, and air and all of the hex based tactics that would go along with it.
Operation Bagration 1944 - Soviets take the strategic iniative on the Eastern front
www.matrixgames.com /games/game.asp?gid=322   (424 words)

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