The Central Sector

On 22nd June 1941 the German and Soviet forces were deployed in the central sector on the border as shown in the map below. Note, the Soviet’s Western Special Military District also had the 13th Army HQ deployed in the Minsk area, supported by the 17th and 20th Mechanised Corps.

Maps, Copyright; Brian Taylor 2003, Barbarossa to Berlin.

Maps, Copyright; Brian Taylor 2003, Barbarossa to Berlin.

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