Romanian soldiers in Russia
Romanian soldiers in the souther end of the Russian Front. The Romanian Expeditionary Force took part in the siege of Sevastopol.

German medium tank PzKpfw III
A Panzerkampfwagen III advancing through snowy fields. The advance is still fast but a premature winter bringing very low temperatures will soon block it. In the winter of 1941-42, the Wehrmacht had to stop its fast advance at the gates of Moscow.

Burning T34/76 tank
A Soviet tank T34/76 burns after being hit. When Germany invaded the Soviet Union, this was the best tank serving with the Red Army. The T34 was superior to any German tank in service in those days, having more effective armament and protection. Still, the Germans were able to counter them by using powerful anti-tank cannons, such as the famous 88-millimeter FlaK 18/36 or the 75-millimeter Pak-40.

German tanks in Russia
German tanks advance towards Moscow in the crudity of the Russian winter. The low temperatures were a major problem for the advance and operations of the Wehrmacht, to the point that it could be said that it was the winter what saved the Soviet Union from the invasion.

German soldiers in Russia
A group of German soldiers advancing in the snowy winter in Russia. Confident on the idea of a fast advance towards the Soviet capital, the German armies would face the hardness of winter and the eventual disappointment just at the gates of their objective.

German assault cannon Sturmgeschutz III
A Sturmgeschutz III, German assault cannon based on the chassis of the medium tank Panzerkampfwagen III, enters a captured village. The area of operations is approaching Moscow.

German 150-millimeter howitzer
A German 150-millimeter howitzer fires towards the Soviet lines. The German attempt of a massive offensive towards the oilfields on the Caucasus would be stopped at Stalingrad.

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