The Great War – Documentary (2010) – S1, Ep2 – The Battle of Kiev

The Battle of Kiev

After the swift success at Smolensk, Hitler has diverted the bulk of Heinz Guderian’s panzers down to the South, so as to capture the Ukrainian capital Kiev, considered more important than Moscow in Hitler’s mind. It begins a gigantic clash and turns out to be the biggest military encirclement in history.