Operation barbarossa

Explore the history and significance of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II. Learn about the strategies, battles, and consequences of this major military campaign.
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Two Tauchpanzer IVs from 18. Panzer-Division enjoy some rest. A Storch came in, then flies away (Photo: Heinz Eckert). Immediately after the beginning of Operation Barbarossa, when tanks of 18.Panzer-Division crossed the river with the submersible equipment. The tanks are painted in dark gray, but sand from the river completely covers the surface. Dark gray is showing clearly above the tail exhaust pipes as if painted in bands. Interesting is that a red large circle is painted on the back of…