5 July 1941 German forces meet Russian forces 16km SW of Dubno

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5 July 1941 German forces meet Russian forces 16km SW of Dubno

Post by Robvdn » 15 Sep 2021 13:13

Hello all,

On 5 July 1941 German forces (ground troops of air force unit II./Jagdgeschwader 3) met Russian army forces in a forest at about 16 km SW of Dubno. The German unit lost six men and two were severly wounded. Who can provide me with more detials of the Russian forces they met?

Apparently German army units needed almost one week to secure the forest. Which German army units were involved?

Looking forward to any reply. Thank you.

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Rob

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Re: 5 July 1941 German forces meet Russian forces 16km SW of Dubno

Post by Art » 15 Sep 2021 13:46

Elements of the Popel's group, I guess.
Lot of text (in Russian) with photos about these events:
https://onkel75.livejournal.com/3662.html

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Re: 5 July 1941 German forces meet Russian forces 16km SW of Dubno

Post by Robvdn » 17 Sep 2021 09:03

Thank you Art for your quick reply.

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Re: 5 July 1941 German forces meet Russian forces 16km SW of Dubno

Post by onkel75 » 17 Dec 2021 17:55

On 5 juli Germans (jagdgeschwader 3 and Jagdgeschwader 53) lost not 6 but at least 25-26 men killed and few more missed. Soljer of 34th tank division from Popels group shot at the airfield near village Detiniche, germans from airfield tryed to clean the forest where russian soldjers were, but unsucsessfully.

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