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- The Siege of Odessa was a siege battle during World War II. It was part of the Eastern Front area of operations in 1941. It was done by Romanian forces and the German Army's (Wehrmacht Heer) 11th Army (11. Armee). They attacked the city of Odessa in the Soviet Union.
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The Siege of Odessa, known to the Soviets as the Defence of Odessa, lasted from 8 August until 16 October 1941, during the early phase of Operation Barbarossa, the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II. Odessa was a port on the Black Sea in the Ukrainian SSR. On 22 June 1941, the Axis powers invaded the Soviet Union.
The Odessa massacre was the mass murder of the Jewish population of Odessa and surrounding towns in the Transnistria Governorate during the autumn of 1941 and the winter of 1942 while it was under Romanian control. Depending on the accepted terms of reference and scope, the Odessa massacre refers either to the events of October 22–24, 1941 in which some 25,000 to 34,000 Jews were shot or burned, or to the murder of well over 100,000 Ukrainian Jews in the town and the areas between the ...
The Siege of Odessa was a siege battle during World War II. It was part of the Eastern Front area of operations in 1941. It was done by Romanian forces and the German Army's 11th Army. They attacked the city of Odessa in the Soviet Union. Due to the strong fighting of the 9th Independent Army and the Separate Coastal Army, and the Black Sea Fleet forces in Odessa, it took the Romanian army 73 days of siege and four attacks to capture the city. They had 93,000 casualties. The Red Army had 41,000
"On 20 August, Delfinul fought the only submarine vs submarine engagement of the siege, and of the Black Sea naval war overall." Another mistake, Italian CB class (midget-submarines but used as conventional subs rather than spec.op in harbors)attacked more than one Soviet sub, sinking one.
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On 27 July 1941, Hitler sent a letter to General Antonescu in which he requested further cooperation of the Romanian troops beyond the Dniester River, and granted the Romanians administration of the territory between the Dniester and the Bug rivers. Antonescu accepted on 31 July. In fact the Romanian Third Armyhad already crossed the Dniester on 17 July. Lieutenant-general Nicolae Ciupercă's Fourth Army commenced the advance over the river on 3 August. The 5th Corps, comprising the 15th Infantry Division and 1st Cavalry Brigade, forced the crossing between Tighina and Dubăsari. During the night of 5 August, the 1st Armored Division also joined the 5th Corps. On 8 August, the Romanian General Staff issued the Operative Directive No. 31 stipulating that the 4th Army was to defeat the enemy between the Dniester River and the Tiligulskiy Bank and to occupy Odessa from the move. It was thought that the city garrison, which was heavily outnumbered, would surrender quickly. However, Odessa...
On 9 August, the 4th Dorobanti Regiment defeated the Soviet forces in the Bakalovy area, while the 30th Dorobanţi Regiment took hold of the village of Ponyatovka. The 7th Infantry Division occupied the Razdelnaya railroad station and a plateau south of the station, despite heavy Soviet resistance. The following day, in the sector of the 3rd Corps, the bulk of the 7th Infantry Division reached Elssas, while the 1st Guard Division arrived on the alignment Strassburg – Petra Evdokievka. In the sector of the 5th Corps, the 1st Armored Division advanced fast and defeated the Soviet forces at Bolschaya Buzhalyk, breaking through Odessa's first line of defense. Until the evening, the Romanian division reached the second line of defense, on the alignment Blagodatnaya – Mal. Adzhalyk. The 1st Cavalry Brigade took Severinovka and joined the 1st Armored Division. At the same time, the 10th Dorobanţi Regiment overran the Soviet forces at Lozovaya. The 4th Army gradually closed the circle around...
With the advance of Axis forces into the Soviet Union, STAVKA decided to evacuate the defenders of Odessa. On the night of 14–15 October 1941, the Black Sea Fleet evacuated the garrison to Sevastopolwhere most of the units were later destroyed in the bitter fighting that took place there. The Black Sea Fleet also managed to evacuate 350,000 soldiers and civilians. Casualties suffered during the Siege of Odessa were: 1. Romanian 1.1. 17,729 Dead, 63,345 wounded, and 11,471 missing 1. Soviet 1.1. 16,578 dead or missing, and 24,690 wounded (Glantz) 1.2. 60,000 dead, wounded or missing (Axworthy)↑ 2.0 2.1 Glantz (1995), p. 293↑ 3.0 3.1 http://www.worldwar2.ro/operatii/?article=7↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Axworthy,Mark. Third Axis Fourth Ally: Romanian Armed Forces in the European War, 1941–1945. p. 58.Axworthy, Mark; Scafes, Cornel; Craciunoiu, Cristian (1995). Third Axis Fourth Ally: Romanian Armed Forces in the European War, 1941–1945. London: Arms & Armour Press. ISBN 1-85409-267-7.Glantz, David M. & House, Jonathan (1995), When Titans Clashed: How the Red Army Stopped Hitler, Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, ISBN 0-7006-0899-0Dallin, Alexander (1998). Odessa, 1941–1944: A Case Study of Soviet Territory Under Foreign Rule. Iasi-Oxford-Portland: Center for Romanian Studies. ISBN 973-98391-1-8, hardcover. http://odessitclu..."History of Odessa, 1941–1944". 2odessa.com. http://www.2odessa.com/wiki/index.php?title=History_of_Odessa#1941-1944. Retrieved 2006-07-30.
The Siege of Sevastopol also known as the Defence of Sevastopol or the Battle of Sevastopol was a military battle that took place on the Eastern Front of the Second World War. The campaign was fought by the Axis powers of Germany and Romania against the Soviet Union for control of Sevastopol, a port in the Crimea on the Black Sea. On 22 June 1941 the Axis invaded the Soviet Union during Operation Barbarossa. Axis land forces reached the Crimea in the autumn of 1941 and overran most of the area.
When the Romanian Army gained control of Odessa on 15 October 1941, her unit was withdrawn by sea to Sevastopol on the Crimean Peninsula, to fight in the Siege of Sevastopol.   There she trained other snipers, who killed over a hundred Axis soldiers during the battle. 
The Siege of Odessa was part of the Soviet-German War in 1941. The siege was primarily conducted by Romanian forces and elements of the German Army's (Wehrmacht Heer) 11th Army (11. Armee).