In the South, slaughter and surrenders inside the Kiev pocket. Nearly two thirds of the Red Army’s strength on the outbreak of war has already been eliminated.
September 18, 1941 - September 27, 1941
The Soviet counter-offensive begins, at first the Kalinin / West Fronts to relieve the threat to Moscow.
December 5, 1941 - December 6 1941
A 200 mile –long roadway from Leningrad to Zaborie built in 27 days at a cost of thousands of lives, begins operation. But as a lifeline it is almost useless, the greatest distance any lorry manages
December 6, 1941
Despite increased supplies from the outside some 3700 Leningraders starve to death on Christmas Day, bringing the total for the month to 52,000. In Moscow the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet institute
December 25, 1941
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