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Russian WWII Offensive of 1941- It was devastatingly cold in the Russian winter of 1941 during the peak of the German offensive against Moscow Just as it had Napoleons armies in the century before the Russian winter conditions had stopped the advance on Moscow Hitler had not planned on a winter war and thus had not properly equipped his troop frostbite and thousands of them died of exposure Indeed it was this biting winter which had provided the Russians with an opportunity to gather themselves and prepare for one of the most heroic counter-offensives of World War II - known to the Russian people as The Great Patriotic War It would be wrong to attribute the German failure at this time solely to the harsh winter the main failure was that of misjudgment and mistiming The offensive had been launched too late in the year at a season where the weather was due to break up The Germans had underestimated the effects of the harsh weather and terrain on their motorized units and had poorly rationed their resources - too much had been asked of the German troops and strengths had been allowed to drop too low Despite a few more victories by German forces in November and December they would never again substantially advance into the areas surrounding Moscow On October 28th the German 3 Panzer group under the command of Field-Marshal Von Kluge had again tried to penetrate into the northern area of Kalinin and failed Hitler called in 9 Army to join the 3 Panzer and moved them towards the northeast area above Moscow Russian resistance had been uneven but in the front of Tula and on the Nara where new formations were arriving it had been
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