Volume 1: The German Advance to Smolensk, the Encirclement Battle, and the First and Second Soviet Counteroffensives, 10 July-24 August 1941
As this first volume ends, that offensive had smashed a hole in the Soviet right, setting up what would become another massive encirclement of four Soviet armies at Vyazma.
Covered in these geo-strategic encirclements
are the following targets, listed by order of importance relative to those looking into the future of the global energy business:
First, they argue that there is no truth to the myth that from the first weeks of Operation Blau in June that Soviet forces withdrew according to plan and in an effort to avoid the type of encirclements
that characterized 1941.
For example, the almost unbelievable encirclements
conducted by the German Army, particularly actions conducted by Panzer Group 3, offer lessons in mobility.