Moscow Defence Zone

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File:Protivotankovy yozh 02 1941.jpg
Barricades on a Moscow street, in autumn-winter of 1941.

The Moscow Defence Zone was a front of the Red Army during World War II, to defend Moscow from the German advance.[1] It was set up on 2 December 1941 to manage the troops of 24th and 60th Armies and part of the anti-aircraft defences.

History

Moscow defence zone was established on December 2, 1941. It controlled the army for the defence of Moscow in the 24th and 60th army battalion.

References

  1. "Мемуары генерал-лейтенанта К.Ф. Телегина. Московская зона обороны". Archived from the original on 2012-11-30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>