Operation Barbarossa

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Operation Barbarossa

n
(Military) the codename for Hitler's invasion (1941) of Russia
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Hitler's invasion of Russia proved disastrous for Germany.
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My new book, Merlin At War, is set in June 1941, just after the Battle of Crete and in the month of Hitler's invasion of Russia. The cast, as well as featuring fictional murderers, spies and fraudsters includes Churchill, de Gaulle and Marshal Petain.