Military List Of Eastern Front Battles

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List of every major Eastern Front battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Eastern Front battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Eastern Front, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Eastern Front list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Eastern Front battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Everything from Operation Barbarossa to Battle of Stalingrad is included on this list.

Axis and Soviet air operations during Operation Barbarossa

Axis and Soviet air operations during Operation Barbarossa took place over a six-month period, 22 June – December, 1941. Aviation was to play a critical role in the fighting on the Eastern Front during this period, in the battles to gain and maintain air superiority or air supremacy, to offer close air support to armies on battlefield, interdicting enemy supply lines, while supplying friendly forces. The Axis air forces were generally better equipped, trained and experienced in executing military tactics and operations. This superiority was increased because of the Great Purge in the 1930s and mass expansion of Soviet air forces, which did severe damage to organisational structures. On the ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Soviet Union

Part of: Eastern Front, World War II

Baltic Offensive is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Eastern Front Battles
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The Baltic Offensive, also known as the Baltic Strategic Offensive, denotes the campaign between the northern Fronts of the Red Army and the German Army Group North in the Baltic States during the autumn of 1944. The result of the series of battles was the isolation and encirclement of the Army Group North in the Courland Pocket and Soviet re-occupation of the Baltic States. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: East Prussia

Part of: Eastern Front, Great Patriotic War, World War II

Combatants: Nazi Germany, Soviet Union

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Baltic Operation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Eastern Front Battles
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The Baltic Operation, also known as the Defensive operation in Lithuania and Latvia encompassed the operations of the Red Army from 22 June to 9 July 1941 conducted over the territories of the occupied Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in response to an offensive launched by the German army. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Baltic region

Part of: Eastern Front, World War II

Combatants: Germany, Soviet Union

Commanders: Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb

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Battle of Bakhmach is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Eastern Front Battles
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Battle of Bakhmach, was a battle between the Czechoslovak Legion in Russia and German forces occupying Ukraine. The battle lasted from March 8 to March 13, 1918 over the city of Bakhmach, today in Ukraine. Thanks to Legion victory the Germans negotiated a truce. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Bakhmach, Ukraine

Part of: World War I, Eastern Front

Combatants: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, German Empire, Czechoslovakia

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