Operation D-Linie

D-Line

This was a German defence line associated with the disengagement of Generaloberst Karl-Adolf Hollidt’s (from 25 March General Sigfrid Henrici’s) 6th Army of Generaloberst Josef Harpe’s Heeresgruppe ‘A’ in the southern sector of the Eastern Front on the western bank of the Tiligul river (late March 1944).