Diary October 30, 1941

Russian Marines under shell fire.

Picture of the defenders of Sebastopol: Russian Marines under shell fire.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, October 30, 1941:

Eastern Front

Operation Barbarossa: SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL begins with great onslaught by German 11th Army and Rumanian forces on outer defence line (October 30 – November 21). Russian Black Sea Fleet and 21,000 Marines repel many attacks, but Germans capture Balaclava Hills.

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