1944: THE BATTLE FOR CRIMEA

Genre
History of WWII
Number of episodes
1
Length
44

The spring of 1944. On the narrow isthmus of Perekop, connecting the mainland with the Crimean peninsula, one of WWIIs most unusual frontlines is unfolding: over 600,000 soldiers equipped with 10,000 heavy weapons are stationed on a 16-kilometre-long stretch of land. The Crimean territory is of great strategic importance: whoever holds it owns the Black Sea. So far, it has been in the hands of the Wehrmacht, but soon everything will change. An ingenious military operation will enable the Red Army to rapidly move from total defence to massed offensive. As a result, the Nazi troops will sustain yet another crushing defeat on the Eastern Front, hammering another nail in the coffin of the Third Reich...

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