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Today in World War II History—September 19, 1941

 

German sentinel in the citadel of Kiev with the burning Dnieper River Bridge in the background, 20 September 1941 (German Federal Archive: Bild 183-L20208)

German sentinel in the citadel of Kiev with the burning Dnieper River Bridge in the background, 20 September 1941 (German Federal Archive: Bild 183-L20208)

80 Years Ago—Sept. 19, 1941: Germans take Kiev in the Ukraine and 600,000 Soviet POWs.