Operation Osterei (i)

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'Osterei' (i) was a German operation by Generalleutnant Karl Arndt’s 293rd Division, with support from other units, of General Heinrich Clössner’s 2nd Panzerarmee within Generalfeldmarschall Günther von Kluge’s Heeresgruppe 'Mitte' on the Eastern Front in an effort to prevent partisan attacks on the railway line between Bryansk and Dudorovsky in the German-occupied western USSR (24 April/1 May 1943).