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The Kuban 1943: The Wehrmacht's last stand in the Caucasus (Campaign) Review î 102 à ❰EPUB❯ ✻ The Kuban 1943: The Wehrmacht's last stand in the Caucasus (Campaign) Author Robert Forczyk – Dcmdirect.co.uk In the summer of 1942 the Wehrmacht invaded the Caucasus in order to In the summer of the Wehrmacht 1943 The PDFEPUB #227 invaded the Caucasus in order to overrun critical oil production facilities at Maikop Grozny and Baku However the Red Army stopped the Germans short of their objectives and then launched a devastating winter counteroffensive that encircled them at Stalingrad Conseuently Hitler grudgingly ordered an eva. A useful review of the little studied Kuban campain

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Cuation from the Caucasus The Kuban Kindle but ordered Armee to fortify the Kuban bridgehead and hold it at all costs in order to leave open the possibility of future offensives On the other side the Soviet Stavka ordered the North Caucasus Front and the Black Sea Fleet to eliminate the Kuban bridgehead as soon as possible The stage was set for Kuban 1. Content wise this is an excellent account of the battles of the Kuban Valley in early 1943 It has many strong points especially if all the data provided in the different sections is referenced as you read I found looking at the various locations on Google maps or Google Earth while reading gave a great sense of the places involved despite the changes in the intervening decadesHowever I made the mistake of buying the Kindle version I would strongly advise against this as one of the great strengths of this series of books is the very useful and well designed maps which are sparse or absent in other publishers accounts of the Eastern Front The maps are too small to get any benefit from seriously reducing the value of this monograph The extra money for the 'soft back' is worth it in my opinion

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The Kuban 1943 The Wehrmacht's last stand in the Caucasus Campaign943 The PDF #8608 a contest between an immovable object and an unstoppable forceWith the help of stunning specially commissioned artwork this book tells the enthralling story of the impressive but strategically foolish German stand at Kuban which tied down seven Soviet armies in a sideshow battle of attrition which the Soviets dubbed the Kuban meat grind. Excellent study of a little known campaign