Lost Victories - Study Guide Chapters 3 and 4; The Operations of Southern Army Group; The Campaign in the West Summary & Analysis

Erich von Manstein
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In Chapter 3, the task of Southern Army Group or Poland was to engage the Polish army before they could withdraw behind the Vistula River. Manstein was Chief of Staff to the Southern Army Group, so was best acquainted with this sector. The 14th Army attacked toward the city of Cracow. The 10th Army attacked on the left wing, the northern part of the Southern Army Group. German tank formations, backed by the Luftwaffe soon tear through the Polish front, and Polish forces are surrounded in the area by Radom, where 60,000 prisoners were captured. Warsaw was approached as Polish forces from the north attacked south at the 8th Army. Army Headquarters decided to allow these enemy forces to attack south, and then...

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