I know that some of you are waiting but Im quite busy at the moment, I will uploads some pics later tonight.
]ok, mates here are the maps, the location is just south-east of Ramushevo.
This map shows the first positions of the Frikorps. The few positions south of the Robja river belonged to Totenkopf.
Brohoved = Bridgehead
the cross marks the F.D. cemetery
The second map shows the first positions as well but also the attack on Bolschoj Dubowizy
B.D. = Bolschoj Dubowizy
F.D. = Attack by Frikorps Danmark, the arrow shaped positions shows a bataillon from Totenkopf covering the flanks
Hope you guys can use it!
Very interesting Mads thanks for posting !!
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
I dont know if Von Schalburg (commander of Freikorps Danmark) is still interned at that cemetery?
Thank you for clearing that one up. I read the Russians destroyed the graveyard when they conquered the area. He had an honorfuneral in Denmark at the time.
Super interesting thread.
Before the war, on the banks of the river Robja were many villages. Sutoki and other ...........
I want to tell you about one of these villages. Which was converted by the Germans in February 1942 into a stronghold.
From this point on the offensive one of the divisions of the Wehrmacht in September 1942. Finding in the dugout all
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