On a journey of discovery to historical sites? Download the TracesOfWar app directly on Google Play or the Apple App Store.

Russian Positions Reitwein

The Red Army created a bridgehead in January 1945 in the forrest south of Reitwein. General Chuikov (62th Army) had his field HQ here, which was used by Marshall Zhukov (1st Belorussian Front) during the Battle of the Seelow Heights (16 - 19 April 1945). Today, there are still trenches, fox holes, artillery positions and impact craters in these woods.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!

Source

Related books

Berlin 1945
Berlin
Soviet Casualties and Combat Losses in the Twentieth Century