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Encyclopedia > Soviet Southwestern Front

The Southernwestern Front was one of the Soviet Army fronts during the World War II. Front was a major military subdivision of the Soviet Army, not to be mistaken with the more general term of a military front. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ...

In 1941 it took part in the tank battles in western Ukraine and the defensive operation around Kiev, in which the Front Chief of Staff General Mikhail Kirponos was killed and the entire Front captured by the Germans. 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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