Operation Barbarossa

Chris Rankin

World Word II

During World War II in 1941 Germany to take over many invaded the Soviet Union to perform Operation Barbarossa to take over he Russian army.

Germany and the Soviet Union started "the Great Patriotic of the Union."

This war was also known as the unknown war because of all the epic battles.

The Germany and Soviets both had a lot of intentions for the war.

Hitler had plans to attack the Soviets, and the Soviets were ready for war.

Around 17 million men served in Hitler's armed forces.

Men at young ages died trying.

Hitler wanted to show the Jews they were indeed brave and courageous soldiers.

Many of the soldiers were serving in a very low rank.

Many men tried to get the promotions to higher ranks but most didn't succeed.