November 21, This day during the World War ll

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**November 21, 1944 – Battle of Rostov** was a battle of the Eastern Front of World War II, fought around Rostov-on-Don between the German Army Group South, commanded by General Gerd von Rundstedt and the Soviet Southern Front commanded by General Yakov Timofeyevich Cherevichenko. It comprised three phases: the German Army Group South Sea of Azov Offensive Operation (begun on 12 September 1941), the Soviet Rostov Defensive Operation (5 November 1941 – 16 November 1941) by the Southern Front, and the Rostov Offensive Operation (27 November 1941 – 2 December 1941) executed by the same Soviet Front. Rostov was assigned as the objective for the 11th Army now commanded by General von Schobert, however he died in a crash on the same day after landing his liaison Fieseler Storch aircraft in a minefield. To replace him, General of Infantry von Manstein was ordered to travel from the Leningrad sector of…

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