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  • proper n. Alternative form of Vinnytsia.


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  • In the early 1900s, her father, Samuel Browns, came from Vinnitsa (Vinnytsya), Russia (currently in Central Ukraine, it was taken by Russia from Poland in 1793).

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  • Lara's surname reminds me of a Ukrainian town Vapnyarka railway junction near Vinnitsa, though I don't know the etymology. VAPNYAR.

  • Still attached to the 6th Panzer Division, its assignment was to secure the major Proskurov-Vinnitsa road and the bridges over the River Bug near Sawniza-Trilu-chowzy.

    Panzer Aces

  • March, the Red Army launched a major offensive at the junction between the 1st Panzer Army and the 8th Army southeast of Vinnitsa, the 509th Heavy Panzer Battalion was ordered to withdraw behind the Bozok River and hold there.

    Panzer Aces

  • Together with Guderian this definition had been agreed upon by Jodl, Zeitzler, and Schmundt, all of whom were consulted for the first draft, which was drawn up at Hitler's headquarters at Vinnitsa, on 21st February.


  • Their reaction has not been recorded, but between 22nd February and the 28th, when the formal copies went back from Rastenburg to Vinnitsa for Hitler's signature, someone at Rastenburg had altered the footnote so that it now read:


  • The result was that on his arrival at Vinnitsa, on 9th March, he had to face not a small and select audience but a large and disgruntled General Staff clique, including the senior officers of infantry and artillery (who were particularly concerned to retain their authority over the assault guns), and many other artillery officers.


  • What no one seems to have realised, from Paulus 'staff all the way up to the headquarters of OKW at Vinnitsa, was the sheer weight of the impending Russian attack.


  • At almost the same moment that Hitler moved to Vinnitsa, the Russians, too (although undoubtedly without knowledge of this), gave recognition to the fact that the centre of gravity had shifted irrevocably southward, and that the war would be decided at Stalingrad.


  • The interview lasted little more than three quarters of an hour, and Guderian withdrew to special quarters which had been set aside for him at Vinnitsa, to enjoy the task of drawing up, as it were, his own letters patent.



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