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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Peter Dennis was born in From the middle of February, the weather improved significantly, and while there was still considerable snow on the ground at this time, resupply operations were generally very successful due to inactivity of the VVS in the area.

If there’s one criticism to make, it’s that the writing is pretty technical and rough. For the first time in military history, an army was supplied entirely by air.

I do not criticize his accuracy but I do criticize his bias. Selected pages Page 8. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. fortresz

Account Options Sign in. Over the winter and spring, the Northwestern Front launched a number of attacks on the “Ramushevo corridor” that formed the tenuous link between Demyansk and Staraya Russa but was unable to reduce the pocket. After stopping the Soviet winter counteroffensive, the German Shyue Chou Chuang rated it really liked it Dec 21, This did not happen and the area around Demyansk was encircled trapping II Armeekorps deymansk somemen at Demyansk with a further at Kholm.


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A little dense foftress different than the average WW2 tome, this book, and frankly this series, does a nice job giving foortress a very plain rundown of the order of battle and the different phases of the conflict. Its success was a major contributor to the decision by the Army High Command to try the same tactic during the Battle of Stalingrad where it failed to save the 6th Army under Paulus.

Leningrad and the Baltics — He did not use Russian Acronyms so he was inconsistent as is typical for most historians of the period who tend to not have done much actual research into Russian accounts of the battle.

Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, At the same time, Hitler finally came to his senses after the Stalingrad debacle and 1942-3 the Rob rated it it was amazing Mar 26, To ask other readers questions about Demyansk —43please sign up.

The supplies froezn delivered through over flights of whitewashed Junkers Ju 52 transport aircraft per day. Archived from the original on Armee occupied Demyansk in the autumn of because it was key terrain that would be used as a springboard for an eventual offensive into the Valdai Hills. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.


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Steven Mercatante rated it really liked it Mar 24, The Soviet forces did not retake Demyansk until 1 Marchwith the retreat of the German troops. In FebruaryMarshal Timoshenko was ordered to launch an offensive to cut off 142-43 base of the salient and annihilate the 12 divisions. This book is well written and gives a comprehensive account feozen the various stages of the campaign from initial assault, partisan activity, encirclement and final forced withdrawal.

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Sharon Tjian rated it it was amazing Dec 05, The first thrust was made by the 11th Demhansk1st Shock Army and the 1st and 2nd Guards Rifle Corps released for the operation from Stavka reserve. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Armee to withdraw from the pocket. The pocket contained two viable airfields at Demyansk and Peski capable of receiving transport aircraft.

I prefer books written in English to use those acronyms. WW2 Reads marked it as to-read Jan 29, Cesar Yudice rated it really liked it May 04, In FebruaryMarshal Timoshenko was ordered to launch an offensive to cut off the base of the salient and demyxnsk the 12 divisions.