An Animation of the Eastern Front WW2 – Year 1942

Eastern Front 1942

The initial Axis invasion of the Soviet Union had ended with their forces being overextended and the Red Army counterattacked them during the winter. The fighting eventually became a stalemate. During the summer of 1942 both sides planned to undertake a major offensive in order to inflict a decisive defeat on their opponent. The question was – who would be able to gain the initiative first.