Struggle for Pomerania The Last Defensive battles in the East

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The Struggle for Pomerania: The Last Defensive Battles in the East describes in great detail the fighting in the Baltic province of Pomerania and its evacuation from January to May 1945. Trapped between the Soviet drive toward Danzig and the Baltic Sea to the east of Pomerania and the Soviet forces dug in on the Oder River to the west, the military forces and the civilian population were almost surrounded. Plagued by inept civilian and party leadership, Himmler’s incompetent military leadership, a lack of resources, and insufficient forces to defend the province, Pomerania’s people and the soldiers defending them were doomed to suffering, and death or captivity

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