Created by Tom Horn on 29 Jun 2010, Last Update on 29 Jun 2010

Minsk Falls - 28 Jun 1941

290,000 Soviet troops are captured, 1,500 artillery pieces and 2,500 armoured vehicles are destroyed when German troops from Army Group Center capture Minsk. Hitler is furious when he learns that 250,000 Soviet troops escaped the cauldron.

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Tags : Germany,Soviet Union,Belarus,Land,Europe,Combat

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