Operation Barbarossa

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Operation Barbarossa
Part of the Eastren Front o Warld War II
Operation Barbarossa Infobox.jpg
Clockwise frae tap left: German soldiers advance throu Northren Roushie, German flamethrower team in the Soviet Union, Soviet planes flyin ower German poseetions near Moscow, Soviet prisoners o war on the way tae German prison camps, Soviet soldiers fire at German poseetions.
Date 22 Juin – 5 December 1941
(5 months, 1 week and 6 days)
Location Eastren an Northren Europe
Result See Eftermath
Belligerents
 Soviet Union
Commanders an leaders
Units involved
Strenth

Frontline strenth (ineetial)

Frontline strength (ineetial)

Casualties an losses

Tot militar casualties:
800,000+

Tot militar casualties:
4,000,000+

Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) wis the code name for Nazi Germany's Warld War II invasion o the Soviet Union, which began on 22 Juin 1941. The operation wis driven bi Adolf Hitler's ideological desire tae conquer Soviet territory as ootlined in his 1925 manifesto Mein Kampf ("Ma Struggle").

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Clark 2012, p. 73.
  2. Glantz 2001, p. 9.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Glantz 2010a, p. 20.
  4. Glantz 2001, p. 9, 2.68 million.
  5. Glantz 1998, p. 10–11, 101,293, 2.9 million.
  6. Taylor 1974, p. 98, 2.6 million.
  7. Mercatante 2012, p. 64.
  8. Clark 2012, p. 76.
  9. Glantz 2010a, p. 28, 7,133 aircraft.
  10. Mercatante 2012, p. 64, 9,100 aircraft.
  11. Clark 2012, p. 76, 9,100 aircraft.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 "Heeresarzt 10-Day Casualty Reports per Theater of War, 1941".
  13. "Red Army and NKVD figures, 1941–1945".
  14. 14.0 14.1 Bergström 2007, p. 117.
  15. Graham Royde-Smith.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 Krivosheev 1997, pp. 95–98.
  17. "AOK POW Reports".
  18. Sharp 2010, p. 89.

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