Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

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Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

Post by The Norwegian Guy » 08 Jan 2020 15:42

Hello, i am looking for some info on Soviet bridgeheads over the Oder prior to Operation Berlin, hope someone could help me! :thumbsup:

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Re: Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

Post by Art » 08 Jan 2020 21:16

What is the question exactly? You can address some Le Tissier's books:
https://www.amazon.com/Zhukov-Oder-Deci ... 0811736091

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Re: Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

Post by I have questions » 09 Jan 2020 02:02

Another I can recommend is "the siege of Kustrin" which is also by Tissier. Really any of Tissier's books are good, seeing as he wrote almost exclusively about Berlin and the lead up to the battle.

Also:
http://wwii.germandocsinrussia.org/pages/301344/map
http://wwii.germandocsinrussia.org/de/n ... rmiy-visla
http://www.diedeutschewehrmacht.de/
http://www.diedeutschewehrmacht.de/
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gli ... derung.htm

Some of this is quite specific, but the top two are the best. The latter three contain information on OOBs rather than information on how the battle for the bridgeheads progressed.

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Re: Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

Post by The Norwegian Guy » 10 Jan 2020 00:47

Art wrote:
08 Jan 2020 21:16
What is the question exactly? You can address some Le Tissier's books:
https://www.amazon.com/Zhukov-Oder-Deci ... 0811736091
I guess maybe pictures or books rather on the matter. Even just images would help. I believe that the 1st Belorussian Front was by the Küstrin Bridgehead, but i don't know where 4th Ukrainian nor 3rd Belorussian Fronts were.

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Re: Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

Post by I have questions » 10 Jan 2020 03:24

The Norwegian Guy wrote:
10 Jan 2020 00:47
i don't know where 4th Ukrainian nor 3rd Belorussian Fronts were.
Not trying to sound rude, but couldn't you look at a big strategic map and figure that out? Those are pretty big formations to miss, plus 4th Ukrainian Front was pretty far south compared to the battlefield around Berlin, so how relevant are they? :?
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Post by dgfred » 10 Jan 2020 16:10

thanks for those maps Art.

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Re: Soviet Bridgeheads over the Oder

Post by Art » 10 Jan 2020 22:28

There are also various relevant schemes from "Collection of military history materials" (1952):
http://www.armchairgeneral.com/rkkaww2/ ... BF_Germany
and you can find Soviet archival situation maps online, come to that.

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