Kobryn (Belarusian: Ко́брынь, Ко́брын; Polish: Kobryń; Russian: Ко́брин) is a city in the Brest voblast of Belarus and the center of the Kobryn District. The city is located in the southweatern corner of Belarus where the Mukhavets River and Dnepr-Bug Canal meet. The city lies about 52 km east of the city of Brest. As of 1995, the population was around 51,500. Brest voblast is one of the administrative regions in the Republic of Belarus located in the south-west of Poland and Ukraine. ... Muchawiec River (Belarusian: Мухаве́ц) is a river in Belarus. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
At various times, the city previously belonged to Lithuanian and Polish states, to the Imperial Russia, and to the Byelorussian SSR. Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of Russian history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... State motto: ÐÑÐ°Ð»ÐµÑÐ°ÑÑÑ ÑÑÑÑ ÐºÑÐ°ÑÐ½, ÑÐ´Ð½Ð°Ð¹ÑÐµÑÑ! Official language None. ...
During the Polish Defence War of 1939 the town was a battlefield of heavy fights between the Polish 60th Infantry Division of colonel Adam Epler and German XIX Panzer Corps of general Heinz Guderian. After three days of fighting the Poles withdrew southwards. Polish Defence War of 1939 Conflict World War II Date 1 September - 6 October 1939 Place Poland Result Decisive German and Soviet victory The Polish September Campaign (alternatively refered to as the German plan Fall Weiss) refers to the conquest of Poland by the armies of Nazi Germany and the... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... General Heinz Guderian Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (17 June 1888-14 May 1954) was a military theorist and General of the German Army during the Second World War. ...
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