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;Glantz p. 409–410 In June 1944, during the Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive, which led to Soviet recapture of Vyborg, Govorov was promoted to the rank of marshal of the Soviet Union. Later his forces recaptured the Baltic states, and in autumn 1944 his forces blocked Army Group North in what became known as Courland Pocket. On 27 January 1945, Govorov was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union. Travels He

Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland began frantically digging in along what had become known as the Narva line. The defensive line ran for eleven kilometres, from the estate of Lilienbach two kilometres north-east from the highway bridge over Narva river, to the settlement of Dolgaya Niva three kilometres in the south, bulging eastwards from the river. The 4th SS Panzergrenadier Brigade ''Nederland'' defended the northern half of the bridgehead while the 11th SS Division ''Nordland

was air-lifted via Tartu airport to the Narva front, where the ''III. SS Panzerkorps'' (III (Germanic) SS Panzer Corps) was involved in heavy fighting for the bridgehead over the Narva river. The division remained in combat on the Narva front, distinguishing itself in what would be known as the Battle of Narva (1944). After the February Revolution Kosior moved to Saint Petersburg, where he headed the local branch of the Bolsheviks and the Narva municipal


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... Tallinn - Narva - Saint Petersburg *E30 (European route E30) - '''Cork (Cork (city))''' - '''Waterford''' - '''Wexford''' - '''Rosslare (Rosslare Harbour)''' ... Fishguard - Swansea - Cardiff - Newport - Bristol - London - Colchester - Ipswich - Felixstowe ... Hoek van Holland - The Hague - Gouda - Utrecht (Utrecht (city)) - Amersfoort - Oldenzaal - Osnabrück - Bad Oeynhausen - Hanover


#Wotan_Line_Campaign Wotan Line . The fierce fighting starting in February stopped at the end of April. With the Narva Offensive, 24–30 July 1944, the Red Army captured the town of Narva, as the German troops retreated 16 kilometres to the southwest to continue fighting at their prepared positions (Battle of the Tannenberg Line). The German forces managed to block the Soviet advance to the Baltic ports for five months due to the nature of the terrain and the resistance of the international

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, Tirana, Utrecht, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wrocław, Zadar, Zagreb and Zürich. thumb upright right Avatar (File:Matsya painting.jpg) of Vishnu as a Matsya alt Photo of painting showing blue-skinned, 4-armed upper body of man standing in the opened mouth of a fish with bent tail with other, paler men facing him with hands raised together thumb right upright Coat of arms of Narva (File:Narva vapp.svg), Estonia alt Drawing of two swords and two fish

building style

influences are mixed in the building style of the Town Hall that dates back to the 17th century. The building is currently not open to the public. Do * WikiPedia:Narva Commons:Category:Narva


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, such as in the newly-built ice skating stadium. * Get in By train

takes three hours and costs around €10. By boat Get around See thumbnail The town hall (File:Peips & Narva-20090807-1007-DSC 1837.jpg) thumbnail Worker's living quarters at Kreenholmi (File:Kreenholmi elukasarm Kalda tn. 10 14011.jpg) *

heavy influence

was then still formally independent state, but under heavy influence of Moscow. - 1583 ''Livonian War'': The war was ended with the Treaty of Plussa. Narva and the Gulf of Finland coast went to Sweden. - - 29 November ''Estonian War of Independence'': The Red Army captured the Estonian town of Narva. Local Bolsheviks reestablished the Anvelt (Jaan Anvelt) government as the Commune of the Working People of Estonia. - image_skyline Narva jõgi 1999.jpg

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troops and Estonian partisans took Narva on August 17 and the Estonian capital Tallinn on August 28. On that day, the Soviet flag shot down earlier on Pikk Hermann was replaced with the Flag of Estonia by Fred Ise. After the Soviets were driven out from Estonia German troops disarmed all the partisan groups. The Estonian flag

early military

The '''Division I Championships''' were held December 13-December 19, 2004, in Sheffield, United Kingdom (Group A), and in Narva, Estonia (Group B). During the period 1558–1578, Russia dominated the region with early military successes at Dorpat (Tartu) (Tartu) and Narva. Russian dissolution of the Livonian Confederation brought Poland–Lithuania into the conflict while Sweden and Denmark both intervened between 1559 and 1561. Swedish Estonia was established despite constant invasion from Russia and Frederick II of Denmark bought the old Bishopric of Ösel–Wiek, which he placed under the control of his brother Magnus of Holstein. Magnus attempted to expand his Livonian holdings to establish the Russian vassal state Kingdom of Livonia, which nominally existed until Magnus' defection in 1576. By the time the Livonian War broke out, the Hanseatic League had already lost its monopoly on the profitable and prosperous Baltic Sea trade. WikiPedia:Narva Commons:Category:Narva


thumb 280px View of Narva in 2014 (File: Kindlused Narva jõe kaldal.jpg) '''Narva''' ( ) is the third largest city in Estonia. It is located at the eastern extreme point of Estonia (Extreme points of Estonia), by the Russian border, on the Narva River which drains Lake Peipus.

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