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Diary December 5, 1941

Russian counter-attack near Moscow.
Russian counter-attack near Moscow.
WW2 War Diary for Friday, December 5, 1941:

Eastern Front

Operation Barbarossa: SURPRISE RUSSIAN COUNTER-OFFENSIVE IN MOSCOW SECTOR. 4 armies attack north of city. Coincidentally, Guderian has already decided to withdraw his 2nd Panzer Army, which is ravaged by heavy casualties, frostbite and mechanical breakdowns.

Sea War

Pacific: Japanese invasion fleet leaves South China for Thailand and Malaya.

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