Memorial Defenders Tula

A memorial for the fallen defenders of Tula. Tula became the target of a German offensive to break Soviet resistance in the Moscow area between October 24 and December 5, 1941. The heavily fortified city held out, however, and Guderian's Second Panzer Army was stopped near Tula. The city secured the southern flank during the Battle of Moscow and the subsequent counter-offensive.

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  • Text: Fyodor Telin
  • Photos: Fyodor Telin
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