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Kamenets-Podolsky Pocket

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Battle of the Kamenets-Podolsky Pocket

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Soviet troops battle in Russia (1944)

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The Battle of the Kamenets–Podolsky pocket was part of the larger Soviet Proskurov–Chernovtsy offensive, whose main goal was to envelop the Wehrmacht's 1st Panzer Army of Army Group South. The envelopment occurred in late March 1944 on the Eastern Front during the Dnieper–Carpathian offensive. It was the biggest and most important operation of the Dnieper–Carpathian offensive.
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  • Background 

  • Soviet preparations 

  • German preparations 

  • Main direction: Battle of the Tarnopol-Proskurov railroad 

  • Soviet plans redefined 

  • Secondary fronts: Dubno-Brody and Vinnitsa-Zhmerinka 

  • 2nd phase of the operation. 21 March- 17 April 1944 

  • Katukov's tank army moves south beyond Dniester River 

  • The encirclement of the 1st Panzer Army 

  • Hube organizes move west 

  • Weakness of the Soviet encirclement front 

  • Breakout 

  • Completing the breakout 

  • German losses during the encirclement 

  • Order of battle for 1st Panzer Army, March 1944