Saxony articles missing geocoordinate data: Sächsische Schweiz, Battle of Bautzen, Electorate of Saxony

9781234582777: Saxony articles missing geocoordinate data: Sächsische Schweiz, Battle of Bautzen, Electorate of Saxony
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Sächsische Schweiz, Battle of Bautzen, Electorate of Saxony, International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Fichtelberg Railway, Handelshochschule Leipzig, Battle of Kesselsdorf, Battle of Hochkirch, Battle of Torgau, Wave-Gotik-Treffen, Weisseritz Valley Railway, Battle of Freiberg, Battle of Hoyerswerda, Radebeul-Radeburg railway, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Kamenz, Battle of Breitenfeld, Riesa-Großenhain, Löbau-Zittau, Zittau-Oybin-Jonsdorf railway, Battle of Maxen, Dresden S-Bahn, Saxonia International Balloon Fiesta, Battle of Meissen, Elbhangfest, Gottleuba, Neuseenland, Niedervogelgesang. Excerpt: The Battle of Bautzen (or Battle of Budziszyn, April 1945) was one of the last battles of the Eastern Front in World War II. It was fought on the extreme southern flank of the Spremberg-Torgau Offensive, seeing days of pitched street fighting between forces of the 2nd Polish Army and elements of the Soviet's 52nd Army and 5th Guards Army on one side and the elements of German Army Group Centre in the form of the remnants of the 4th Panzer and 17th armies. The battle took place during Ivan Konev's 1st Ukrainian Front push toward Berlin, part of the larger Soviet Berlin Offensive. The battle was fought in the town of Bautzen (Polish: ) and the rural areas to the northeast situated primarily along the Bautzen-Niesky line. Combat began on April 21, 1945, and continued until April 26. Isolated engagements took place until April 30. The 2nd Polish Army under Karol Świerczewski suffered heavy losses, but with the aid of Soviet reinforcements prevented the German forces from breaking through to their rear. It was one of the most bloody battles that the Polish Army had ever been involved in. After the battle both sides claimed victory. Modern statements as to who won the battle are also contradicto...

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