Well Hitman, I did not even know the name of it, had to look it up...and did not remember that it was launched June 22.
(German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which was launched on Sunday 22 June 1941. The operation was driven by an ideological desire to conquer the Western Soviet Union so that it could be repopulated by Germans, to use Slavs as a slave labour force for the Axis war-effort, and to seize the oil reserves in the Caucasus and the agricultural resources throughout the Soviet territories..."
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I DID know that both Napoleon and Germany made the same mistake...you do NOT want to be trying to invade Russia when there is any chance of winter coming on within the next ten years...