Episode 459-The Siege of Odessa Begins

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Posted On March 18, 2024

Focusing on the southern most part of Operation Barbarossa, we watch as the Black Sea city of Odessa stands defiant against Army Group South and the Romanians. This will cause a delay in Berlin’s plans, which will require Gen. Guderian and his panzers to come help take Kiev.

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Episode 461-Odessa Prepares for it’s Fate

Episode 461-Odessa Prepares for it’s Fate

As 11 German and Romanian divisions, with 100 tanks and 100 airplanes come at Odessa, the people there, military and civilian, indeed, school children, prepare their city to defy the enemy. It will be a siege that will test the endurance of both sides.

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