Battles of Rzhev

The Battles of Rzhev (Russian: Ржевская битва) were a series of Soviet operations in World War II between January 8, 1942 and March 31, 1943. Due to the high losses suffered by the Soviet Army, the campaign became known by veterans and historians as the "Rzhev Meat Grinder" ("Ржевская мясорубка").

Total: 3,680,300
Casualties and losses
2,300,000 dead, wounded,
missing and captured

Total: 1,659,000T
Casualties and losses:
650,000 according to Wehrmacht sources, 780,000 according to Soviet sources.

Probably more on both sides


By: Chauke (4073.10)

Tags: History, WW2, USSR, Antifa

Location: Rzhev