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Transcript of Nazi Germany
Marshall Timoshenko ROE on E. Border
Soviet forces unequipped for combat operations during early Nazi aggression- remnants of WW1
Non aggression Treaty Signed
Germany invades Poland
Britain and France declare war
Germans reach Eastern border of Poland, stop short of Soviet Union
Germany invades Denmark, Norway
Nazis enter Paris
Luftwaffe begins bombardment of London
Order Number 227
Luftwaffe shaping operations
Germans enter the center of Stalingrad
10, 290 Artillery guns
13,541 artillery guns
Preparations for Operation Uranus
850,000 casualties, killed wounded or captured
only 6,000 return to Germany
478,741 killed or missing
40,000 confirmed civilian casualties
German Shaping Operations
80% of buildings are destroyed
Oil and timber yards destroyed
Volga River burns
1000 tons of bombs
Lost 3 aircraft
Issues for Consideration
Forms of Maneuver of Operation Uranus; effectiveness?
Strategic/Operational decisions for choosing forms of maneuver?
Combined arms: Germany/Russia
Maneuver Warfare: Paulus/Zhukov
Critical enablers that made Zhukov effective?
What did Zhukov determine Nazi CoG/CV were?
Weight the main effort...was a main effort designated?
How did Paulus/Zhukov sustain ops/prevent culmination?
1.7-2 million casulaties
12 to 24 hrs life expectency