Battle for Moscow

For six months the Russian capital was in a state of siege. Day and night, people lived in fear of capture and in readiness for a desperate defense. How did a military parade amid the horrors of the siege become the turning point of the war?

The Battle for Moscow lasted from late autumn of 1941 to mid-spring of 1942. Some seven million people were involved, including all the residents of Moscow. The whole country united to fight for the main city. And finally, as a result of great moral power and excellent strategy, the Nazis were defeated. The battle for Moscow marked the first major defeat of fascist Germany in World War II.

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