Battle o Moscow

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Battle o Moscow
Pairt o the Eastren Front o Warld War II
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Soviet anti-aircraft gunners on the ruif o the Moskva hotel.
Date2 October 1941 – 7 Januar 1942
(3 months and 5 days)
LocationMoscow Oblast, Roushie SFSR, USSR
Result
Belligerents
 Germany  Soviet Union
Commanders an leaders
Fedor von Bock
Albert Kesselring
Heinz Guderian
Georgy Zhukov
Aleksandr Vasilevsky
Units involved
Airmy Group Centre
Airmy Group Sooth
Wastren Front
Reserve Front
Bryansk Front
Strenth
As o 1 October 1941:
1,183,693–1,929,406 men,
[1][2][3][4]
1,000–2,470 tanks an assault guns,[5][6]
14,000 guns,
Ineetial aircraft: 549 serviceable[7][8][9] At time o coonter offensive: 599[10]
As o 1 October 1941:
1,250,000–1,400,000 men,
3,232 tanks,
7,600 guns,
Ineetial aircraft: 936 (545 serviceable)[7] At time o coonter offensive: 1,376[10]
Casualties an losses
174,194 KIA, WIA, MIA[11] 1,029,234

The Battle o Moscow (Roushie: Битва за Москву, translit. Bitva za Moskvu) wis a militar campaign that consistit o twa periods o strategically signeeficant fechtin on a 600 km (370 mi) sector o the Eastren Front in Warld War II.

Citations[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Zetterling & Frankson 2012, p. 253.
  2. Mercatante (2012). Why Germany Nearly Won: A New History of the Second World War in Europe. p. 105. ISBN 9780313395932. 
  3. Stahel (2013). Operation Typhoon: Hitler's March on Moscow, October 1941. p. 45. ISBN 9781107035126. 
  4. Stahel, David (2011). Kiev 1941. p. 339. ISBN 9781139503600. 
  5. Glantz (1995), p. 78.
  6. Liedtke 2016, p. 148.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Bergström 2007 p.90.
  8. Williamson 1983, p.132.
  9. Baith Soorces uise Luftwaffe records. The eften quotit feegurs o 900–1,300 dae nae correspond wi recordit Luftwaffe strenth returns. Soorces: Prien, J./Stremmer, G./Rodeike, P./ Bock, W. Die Jagdfliegerverbande der Deutschen Luftwaffe 1934 bis 1945, Teil 6/I and II; U.S National Archives, German Orders of Battle, Statistics of Quarter Years.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Bergström 2007, p. 111.
  11. https://web.archive.org/web/20121025022023/http://ww2stats.com/cas_ger_okh_dec41.html

Soorces[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Bergström, Christer (2007). Barbarossa – The Air Battle: July–December 1941. London: Chervron/Ian Allen. ISBN 978-1-85780-270-2. 
  • Glantz, David M.; House, Jonathan M. (1995). When Titans clashed: how the Red Army stopped Hitler. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. ISBN 0-7006-0717-X. 
  • Liedtke, Gregory (2016). Enduring the Whirlwind: The German Army and the Russo-German War 1941-1943. Helion and Company. ISBN 978-1910777756. 
  • Williamson, Murray (1983). Strategy for Defeat: The Luftwaffe 1933–1945. Maxwell AFB: Air University Press. ISBN 978-1-58566-010-0. 
  • Zetterling, Niklas; Frankson, Anders (2012). The Drive on Moscow, 1941: Operation Taifun and Germany's First Great Crisis of World War II. Havertown: Casemate Publishers. ISBN 978-1-61200-120-3. 

Coordinates: 55°45′N 37°38′E / 55.750°N 37.633°E / 55.750; 37.633