Former DA Pamphlets
CMH Pub 104-6, Paper
1952, 1986; 80 pages
Not Available through GPO sales.
Climatic conditions of European Russia varied from bitterly cold, long winters to dry, hot summers, interrupted by wet, rainy springs and falls that virtually halted all ground movement. The German Army was ill prepared or ill equipped for Russian winters and paid a huge price for its negligence.