9 May 1942

Ukraine
  • Semyon Timoshenko's 28th Army (Lieutenant-General D. I. Ryabyshev), reinforced to 16 infantry and three cavalry divisions supported by six armouired brigades, launched an offensive in the Volchansk sector near Kharkov, Ukraine, but were checked after pushing out a salient of some 20 miles into the enemy lines. ww2dbase [Second Battle of Kharkov | Vovchansk, Kharkov | AC]

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