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; more on the 1. Gebirgs Division..................
The 1 GD on the Eastern Front.
To Berislav by the Dniepr River.
After some days of resting, the advance was resumed towards the Donets River, and on August 13 of 1941, the II. /GAR 79 continued its march to Berislav as part of the Battle Group Picker, following the course of the Ssinjucha River.
The Ssinjucha River.
On Aug 15 1941, Day after Day, from one town to another the troops went ahead almost 40 kilometers daily throughout endless corn fields.
After more or less intense fights in the neighborhood of Vladimirovka the Dniéper River was reached at last.
On September 03 of 1941 during the night, the mountain pioneers managed to construct a bridge on the Dnieper River at Berislav and during the night on September 09 of 1941, the Division crossed the river by this bridge towards the bridgehead that had settled down on the far river bank.
Bilderserie. Mit der II./ GAR 79 im Feldzug gegen Russland. Maj. Baron v. Le Fort, Ow Kelle, Ogefr Wengert +, Ogefr Schweizer, Ogefr Heil. Hagridmerlino.
German Mountain Troops in WW II. Roland Kaltenegger.http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gli
Cheers. Raúl M
Serás lo que debas ser o no serás nada. General José de San Martín.