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  • 2012-01-15T22:00:00+01:00 on History
  • 45 mins
  • Russia
  • Russian
  • Documentary, Drama, War

On the 28th of June 1943 German troops launched Case Blue. They dashed towards Voronezh, Stalingrad, and Rostov-on-Don. The insufficiently embattled south sector of the Soviet-German front was breached.

The retreat of the Soviet troops Eastward was going on when a famous order later called “Not a Step Back!” was issued. Special anti-retreat detachments were supposed to stop fleeing military units.

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