German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

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German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by Virginian » 04 Jan 2018 12:54

According to these German ten-day casualty reports, the 6th Army suffered around 15,000 casualties in February 1944, the period of the Soviet Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive. However, a Soviet history, citing documents in the TsAMO, claims 40,000 German casualties. Which source is better, and did the Soviets exaggerate enemy casualties? Or could these documents be some of the German documents that the Soviets captured at the end of the war?
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Re: German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by jesk » 04 Jan 2018 14:36

Who is lying more, Russians or Germans? Everybody lies, but the Russians' lies are more primitive. As with the exception from the Olympics for doping. Accept sportsmen of many countries, but they do it normally. Russian as a dog hides, put his head under a chair and thinks that do not see her.

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Re: German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by Jan-Hendrik » 05 Jan 2018 16:08

jesk, could you please stop your nonsensical postings?

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Re: German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by jesk » 05 Jan 2018 19:32

Russians always badly considered losses. In another topic, I will show that in January 2000 they lost 500-1000 killed a day in Chechnya. The official data is 10-15 ...

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Re: German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by Sean Oliver » 08 Jan 2018 17:37

The TsAMO docs probably refer to a 4th Ukrainian Front intelligence estimate of enemy losses, not actual captured docs. The 15,000 figure is probably correct.

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Re: German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by Virginian » 09 Jan 2018 22:51

Sean Oliver wrote:The TsAMO docs probably refer to a 4th Ukrainian Front intelligence estimate of enemy losses, not actual captured docs. The 15,000 figure is probably correct.
Do you mean the 15,000 from the ten-day estimates?
EDIT: Redundant question
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Re: German casualties for Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive 1944

Post by 2KILFA » 21 Sep 2022 13:48

Virginian wrote:
04 Jan 2018 12:54
According to these German ten-day casualty reports, the 6th Army suffered around 15,000 casualties in February 1944, the period of the Soviet Nikopol-Krivoi Rog Offensive. However, a Soviet history, citing documents in the TsAMO, claims 40,000 German casualties. Which source is better, and did the Soviets exaggerate enemy casualties? Or could these documents be some of the German documents that the Soviets captured at the end of the war?
Are you still looking for info? Cause I've got a lot for 6. Armee, its units and losses for this period. To begin with, the 15,000 combat losses reported in the Heeresarzt 10 day reports are low. The actual number was around twice as high, when the sick are included, the number is up to 35,000 casualties for 6. Armee in February 1944.

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