7 Jul 1941

  • German 20th Panzer Division crossed the Daugava River (Western Dvina), threatening to outflank the Polotsk Fortified Region in Byelorussia. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | Polotsk, Vitebsk | CPC]
18 Jan 1944

  • Repeated Soviet attacks near Vitebsk, Byelorussia were repulsed by German Armeegruppe Mitte. ww2dbase [Vitebsk | TH]
5 Apr 1944

  • Roza Shanina killed her first German soldier southeast of Vitebsk, Byelorussia. ww2dbase [Roza Shanina | Vitebsk | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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