would also hit sectors defended by other German formations which were established to secure flanks and draw them into battle. Elements of the 212th relieved the Spanish troops still holding the southern half of Krasny Bor. It called for a pincer attack near Leningrad, to build on the success. It was also repelled with heavy losses on both sides. The 63rd Guards Rifle Division advanced as far as the central-western part of the town, and after 15:15 managed to push a small formation into the rear of the Spanish division's forward command post. Krasny Bor m, size:.86 mb, format: 56 kbps. 9 The 55th Army's objective was to break open the vital Leningrad-Moscow Highway, starting from its jump-off position in Kolpino towards Tosno; it was to join up with a northbound pincer attack of the 54th Army of the Volkhov Front, thereby encircling German formations. 2, in December, the operational plan was approved by the. The last such endeavour in 1942 was the. 3 By January 1943, the situation looked very good for the Soviet side. Zhukov, who had overseen Iskra, was promoted to marshal of the Soviet Union on January 18, the day the two Soviet Fronts linked up and broke the blockade.
412 References edit Glantz, David. M, lable:.G.D.L Selpiente, size:.3 mb, format: VBR kbps. Bibliography edit Clodfelter,. Meanwhile, the remaining Spanish troops were ordered to new positions on the Izhora River, to the west of the town. 284285 Glantz (2002).284 Glantz (2009).403 Glantz (2009).405 Glantz (2009).403.140, Glantz, Leningrad: City under siege 19411944, Grange books, 2001 Glantz (2002). The, battle of Krasny Bor was part of the Soviet offensive.