nikdav wrote:Interesting.......the german maps are generally very informative of the axis side but the russian forces are almost "barbarian hordes"...
Yeah, it was like this until the collapse of the Soviet Union, until then all German military history books covered only the German perspective, because details on Russian strategies etc. were unknown. BTW, have a look at this russian web page, great flash animation on the course of the entire war on the Eastern Front (with accounts of war veterans, photos etc.):http://english.pobediteli.ru/
BTW, is the magazine you mentioned available somewhere, Nikdav, maybe even online?
I've attached two photos of the maps I mentioned. They aren't operational/military maps, they rather show raw/building materials. But the descrition on the side of the maps says they were intended for military use. First one shows Wytschii-Wolotschek, according to the legend northeast of Rshew, the second one the area east of Kiew. I should really try to get them scanned at some copyshop or so. But the problem is: My flat is in a cellar, where it's pretty moist, so I store them at my parent's home, because they'd get damaged there for sure (my books are slowly rotting there, which is pretty annoying).
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