8 January 1942

January 1942

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Eastern Front

Soviet armies launch general offensive (to 20 April)

Colonel General Richard Ruoff takes command of Fourth Panzer Army

North Africa

Rommel retreats from Agedabia

Books

Hitler's Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, Robert Kirchubel. A 'unit history' written on the largest scale, tracing the campaigns fought by the four Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, from their roles in the early German victories, to their eventual defeat and destruction in the ruins of the Reich. A very useful contribution to the literature on the Eastern Front. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 January 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_01_08.html
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