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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2018 8:27 p.m. PST


"1944. The slow decimation of the German Army gained momentum. Battle of Korsun. Or Battle of Korsun-Cherkassy Pocket. Most westerners have not heard of it unless they are history aficionados. The Battle was huge. It could have turned into another Stalingrad. Two thirds of the Wehrmacht trapped in the pocket managed to escape. The rest were killed or captured. Two corps ceased to exist. It was war at its most brutal. Two armies. Equally tough and ruthless. But the Wehrmacht was on the run. In decline…."


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Legion 415 May 2018 5:19 a.m. PST

Wow ! They do look cut off and surrounded ! huh? I was only a CPT, but even I can see … That is probably not a good thing … frown

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2018 9:41 a.m. PST



ScottS15 May 2018 1:26 p.m. PST

Hey, I was only a sergeant – but I can tell you that if the other color arrows get between you and your house, there are problems.

zaevor2000 Inactive Member15 May 2018 3:38 p.m. PST

Still have my mint copy of Korsun Pocket…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2018 9:56 a.m. PST

Me too…


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