Demjansk

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3rd SS Division Totenkopf - Barbarossa-Demjansk Pocket
... The division then advanced by Demjansk to Leningrad where it was involved in heavy fighting from 31 July to 25 August ... operations, the Division was encircled for several months near Demjansk in what would come to be known as the Demjansk Pocket ... At Demjansk, about 80% of its soldiers were killed, wounded or missing in action ...
Hermann Buchner (SS Officer) - Totenkopf, Demjansk and Russia
... During the Demjansk encirclement he was again in close combat, and was wounded by shrapnel, but returned to his unit ... He was awarded the Demjansk shield ...
Demyansk Pocket
... The Demyansk Pocket (German Festung Demjansk or Kessel von Demjansk Russian Демя́нский котёл) was the name given to the pocket of German troops encircled by the Red ...
Northwestern Front - Combat History - 1942
... In 1942 the Front participated in the Demyansk Pocket (German Festung Demjansk or Kessel von Demjansk Russian Демя́нский котёл), a name for the encirclement of German troops by the Red Army around Demyansk (Demjansk) begun as the first phase of the Demyansk Offensive Operation (7 January 1942 - 20 May 1942) by the Northwestern Front's commander's initiative, General Lieutenant Pavel Kurochkin ... The intention was to sever the link betweent he German Demyansk positions, and the Stara Russa railway that formed the lines of communication of the German 16th Army ...