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Carol I
Posted: July 31, 2004 09:21 pm
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I have managed to find on the net the article I was referring to in the post on the Fall of Iasi in August 1944 and which has originally appeared in the March 2001 issue of World War II

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Reconstituted after the disaster at Stalingrad, the German Sixth Army perished again in the summer of 1944.  
By Pat McTaggart  

The bodies of Field Marshal Friedrich von Paulus' troops were still being buried under the watchful eyes of the Red Army when Adolf Hitler ordered a new Sixth Army to be constituted in March 1943. Since its reconstitution after the Stalingrad debacle, the Sixth Army had fought a campaign in southern Russia that had seen the Wehrmacht pushed out of the Ukraine and into Romania.
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The full text of the article can be found at: http://www.historynet.com/wwii/blredstormi...ania/index.html
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Carol I
Posted: July 31, 2004 09:29 pm
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The printed article also had the following illustrations:
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Posted: July 31, 2004 09:33 pm
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AKG PHOTO - published in World War II (March 2001)
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(IMG:http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/6703/1944Iasi1.jpg)
AKG PHOTO - published in World War II (March 2001)

Original legend: This street scene shows the damage done in the relatively brief but extremely bitter house-to-house fighting between German and Red Army forces as the Soviet Fifty-second Army closed on Jassy.
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Original legend: During the street battle in Jassy this German assault gun was knocked out by Soviet troops. Due to the unavailability of German tanks, each army corps was assigned an assault-gun detachment in lieu of the normal panzer reserve.
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Posted: September 19, 2004 03:16 pm
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Which town is Jassy?
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Posted: September 19, 2004 03:50 pm
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Iasi.

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Thanks for the translation gen Denes
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