Today in World War II History—July 25, 1941
Baseball card for Lefty Grove, 1933 (Goudey Gum Company, public domain)
80 Years Ago—July 25, 1941: In the Ukraine, the largest tank battle of the war so far begins; the Germans will prevail after a four-day battle.
Lefty Grove of the Boston Red Sox earns his 300th career win, which is also his last win before retirement.
Gen. Heinz Guderian at a forward command post for one of his Panzer regiments near Kiev, Ukraine, 31 July 1941 (German Federal Archive: Bild 183-L19885)