defense of Brest

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defense of Brest

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Post by Andy H » 30 Nov 2002 17:18

Thank you for the link

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Post by =RedKomrad= » 13 Dec 2002 16:27

Its a pitty that the best book about the defense of Brest by Boris Vsiliev is not translated to english..

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The defenders of Brest fortress

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This is a painting by Kryvonogov "Defenders of Brest fortress"
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Post by witness » 17 Dec 2002 22:53

I am wondering if during the WW2 any other army soldiers demonstrated such tenaciousness and stamina as the defenders of Brest fortress .
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Post by Davey Boy » 20 Dec 2002 01:22

witness wrote:I am wondering if during the WW2 any other army soldiers demonstrated such tenaciousness and stamina as the defenders of Brest fortress .



Well, the defenders of Westerplatte didn't do too bad.

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Post by witness » 20 Dec 2002 01:42

Yeah the resistance of this fortress was fierce I agree.And the defenders didn't have any chances as it was in the case of Brest.

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Post by Musashi » 21 Dec 2002 16:17

The stronghold in Brze¶æ nad Bugiem (Polish name of the city :) ) was also very bravely defended by the Polish soldiers in 1939.

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Post by ISU-152 » 24 Dec 2002 09:33

Musashi wrote:The stronghold in Brze¶æ nad Bugiem (Polish name of the city :) ) was also very bravely defended by the Polish soldiers in 1939.


That's true. I wonder why nobody remembers about this. I only heard that the polish troops managed to put quite a fight comparable to that of Soviets in 1941. Do you have more information about Polish troops defending the fortress? Who was the commander of defenders, for example?

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Post by Galahad » 24 Dec 2002 17:09

"I am wondering if during the WW2 any other army soldiers demonstrated such tenaciousness and stamina as the defenders of Brest fortress ."

How about the Japanese at Iwo Jima?

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Post by Anthony EJW » 25 Dec 2002 03:48

witness wrote:I am wondering if during the WW2 any other army soldiers demonstrated such tenaciousness and stamina as the defenders of Brest fortress .


It was certainly equalled, but never surpassed.

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Post by Musashi » 28 Dec 2002 18:17

ISU-152 wrote:That's true. I wonder why nobody remembers about this. I only heard that the polish troops managed to put quite a fight comparable to that of Soviets in 1941. Do you have more information about Polish troops defending the fortress? Who was the commander of defenders, for example?


I haven't informations at present. I search. I know only Brze¶æ have been attacked by XIX Armoured Corps of Heinz Guderian.

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Post by davethelight » 01 Jan 2003 06:09

Surely there would be a lsit as long as your arm of places where the defenders were just as tenacious, if not more so, than at Brest.
There would be lots from Russia, eg Demyansk (Germans defending) and Stalingrad, and from the Japanese, eg Saipan, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, or even Bastogne in 44/45 with the Americans in the Ardennes.
There would be lots.

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Post by Napoli » 01 Jan 2003 11:47

Australians at Kakoda trail Davethelight? :wink: :D Thats goota compare!!

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Post by davethelight » 01 Jan 2003 15:15

Kakoda, yeah that was pretty epic too, I was considering mentioning it, but I don't quite know enough about that particular engagement to speak with complete confidence.

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