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Osprey Barbarossa 1942 – An Atlas of German Army Position Maps

Osprey: Barbarossa 1941 - An Atlas of German Army Situation Maps

A beautifully designed atlas, which uses original German military maps to provide a detailed look into Operation

Barbarossa as seen through the eyes of German High Command.
Operation Barbarossa was Germany’s surprise attack on the Soviet Union, in June 1941. Its goal? To destroy communist Russia within a few months. The Germans were at their best during this period, but events in the campaign led to the downfall of the Third Reich. The maps depict the layout of the battlefront and major Axis formations as understood by German intelligence. They also show Soviet deployments and movement. These maps come with a commentary that summarizes and analyzes the depicted operations, tracking the daily progress of fighting on the Eastern Front.

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