Operation Barbarossa

By: Shelby Dale

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Date and Location

Date- June 22, 1941

Location-Eastern front

What happened during the war

Germany's invasion of the soviet union during WW2. About 4 million soldiers of the axis power invaded the UUSR. They used 600,000 motor vehicles and 625,000 horses

Nations involved and why

  • The invasion was against the bosheriks but not only them
  • italy, hungary and romana. They were axis allies
  • japen sighed the tripartite

Generals

Hitler launched his armies eastward in a massive invasion of the Soviet Union.

Bio-Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He also initiated World War II and oversaw fascist policies that resulted in millions of deaths.

Goals the Generals had for the war

  • Hitler and others agreed the soviet was by no means weak
  • They were outnumbered
  • on mobilization, the red army gained steadily

Key military strategies and weapons

  • tanks
  • aircraft
  • personnel
  • divisons calculated

Outcome

The outcome of Operation Barbarossa proved a disaster for the Germans, but the Soviets were, initially, at least as badly damaged. Although the Germans had failed to take Moscow outright, they held huge areas of the western Soviet Union.

It Failed!!!!

Aftermath

The failure of the Battle of mascow all German plans of a quick defeat of the Soviet Union had to be revised. The Soviet counteroffensives in the winter of 1941 caused heavy casualties on both sides, but ultimately eliminated the German threat to Moscow. Nevertheless, despite this setback, the Soviet Union had suffered heavily from the loss of large parts of its army, allowing the Germans to mount another large-scale offensive in the summer of 1942, called case blue, now directed towards the oil fields of Baku.
Operation Barbarossa