Noting significant events of the war as well as honoring The Greatest Generation veterans today.
Friday, April 5, 2013
April 5, 1942 - Adolf Hitler issues Directive No. 41
Hitler outlines his plans for the coming summer offensive in Russia. The main offensive is directed to seize the Russian oil fields in the Caucasus; a secondary thrust is to capture Stalingrad and protect the flank of the main advance.