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Vienna

Baikal region do exist, first discovered in 1902 in Barguzin Bay (Barguzin River) and Selenge River delta (Selenge River), Fuks, Matveychuk, pp. 374-375 but they are nowhere near the commercial size depicted by Verne. Fuks, Matveychuk, p. 372 In mid-March, a heavy Soviet attack near Stuhlweissenberg split Army Group ''Balck'' (6th Army (Wehrmacht)) in half and resulted in a general withdrawal towards Vienna. The 12th SS was involved in many desperate rearguard actions, and on 13 April fell back from Vienna. Withdrawing through Odenburg and Hirtenberg, the division reached Linz, Austria near the American lines. On 8 May 1945, 10,000 survivors of the division surrendered to Major General Stanley Eric Reinhart, commander of the 65th Infantry Division, near Enns. Wikipedia:Vienna Commons:Category:Vienna


France

in Barguzin Bay (Barguzin River) and Selenge River delta (Selenge River), Fuks, Matveychuk, pp. 374-375 but they are nowhere near the commercial size depicted by Verne. Fuks, Matveychuk, p. 372 The '''Aube''' is a river in France, right tributary of the Seine. It is 248 km long. The river gives its name to the Aube ''département (département in France)''. thumb English POWs captured by the ''Hitlerjugend'', 21 June 1944 (also possibly 46th Commando). (File:Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-738-0276-06A, Frankreich, englische Kriegsgefangene.jpg) On 6 June 1944, the Western Allies launched Operation Overlord, the invasion of France. The 12th SS Panzer Division, along with the 21st Panzer Division (German 21st Panzer Division), were the closest Panzer divisions to the landing beaches, but they were unable to move until they got authorization from Hitler (Adolf Hitler). The 12th SS was not ordered to the front until 1430 hours on 6 June, over twelve hours after the first reports of the landings. Prior to this Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt had ordered over half of the division to deal with a parachute landing on the coast near Lisieux which were found to be dummies from Operation Titanic. Barbier, p.113 Kurt Meyer's (Kurt Meyer (Panzermeyer)) 25th SS Panzergrenadier Regiment and Max Wünsche's (Max Wünsche) 12th SS Panzer Regiment were the lead elements of the Division as it started for Normandy from their base to the west of Paris and South of Rouen. Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France


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