Soviet submachine and a column of light tanks T-40 in winter forest during the Battle of Moscow.

Soviet submachine and a column of light tanks T-40 in winter forest during the Battle of Moscow.

TIL that during the Battle of Moscow despite German forces closing to within 50 kilometers of the city the Soviet Union still held the annual military parade marking the revolution. Soviet troops who paraded past the Kremlin then marched directly to the front line and into battle.

TIL that during the Battle of Moscow despite German forces closing to within 50 kilometers of the city the Soviet Union still held the annual military parade marking the revolution. Soviet troops who paraded past the Kremlin then marched directly to the front line and into battle.

The Biggest Battles of the Eastern Front During World War II: The Siege of Leningrad, the Battle of Stalingrad, the Battle of Moscow, the Battle of Kursk, and the Battle of Berlin – sovietology books store

The Biggest Battles of the Eastern Front During World War II: The Siege of Leningrad, the Battle of Stalingrad, the Battle of Moscow, the Battle of Kursk, and the Battle of Berlin – sovietology books store

Battle of Moscow - German soldiers in heavy snow west of Moscow-The temperature dropped far below freezing. On 30 November, von Bock reported to Berlin that the temperature was –45 °C (–49 °F).[58] General Erhard Raus, commander of the 6th Panzer Division, kept track of the daily mean temperature in his war diary. It shows a suddenly much colder period during 4–7 December: from –36 to –38 °C (–37 to –38 °F)

Battle of Moscow - German soldiers in heavy snow west of Moscow-The temperature dropped far below freezing. On 30 November, von Bock reported to Berlin that the temperature was –45 °C (–49 °F).[58] General Erhard Raus, commander of the 6th Panzer Division, kept track of the daily mean temperature in his war diary. It shows a suddenly much colder period during 4–7 December: from –36 to –38 °C (–37 to –38 °F)

Death in the Snow: Battle of Moscow: Marshal Georgy Zhukov, Red Army

Death in the Snow: Battle of Moscow

Marshal Zhukov USSR WW2 Siege of Leningrad Battle of Moscow Battle of Stalingrad (Battles of Rzhev) Operation Bagration Battle of Berlin Eastern Front Re-Pinned by HistorySimulation.com

Marshal Zhukov USSR WW2 Siege of Leningrad Battle of Moscow Battle of Stalingrad (Battles of Rzhev) Operation Bagration Battle of Berlin Eastern Front Re-Pinned by HistorySimulation.com

Portrait of a Soviet medical orderly of the 1st Guards Cavalry Corps during the Battle of Moscow on the Eastern Front. Near Moscow, Russia, ...

Portrait of a Soviet medical orderly of the 1st Guards Cavalry Corps during the Battle of Moscow on the Eastern Front. Near Moscow, Russia, ...

Image shows Soviet soldiers with explosives-laden Anti-Tank Dogs walking through the snow. Taken during the Battle of Moscow, 1941. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Image shows Soviet soldiers with explosives-laden Anti-Tank Dogs walking through the snow. Taken during the Battle of Moscow, 1941. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

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