Created by Tom Horn on 3 Sep 2010, Last Update on 3 Sep 2010

Seelow Heights - 16 Apr 1945

Close to one million Soviet soldiers of the 1st Belorussian Front commanded by Marshal Georgi Zhukov, attacked the position known as "Gates of Berlin". They were opposed by about 110,000 German soldiers of the Ninth Army.

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

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