Operation Raubvogel

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'Raubvogel' was the German initial plan for a westward crossing of the upper part of the Rhine river by General Friedrich Dollmann’s 7th Army of Generaloberst Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb’s Heeresgruppe 'C' within 'Grün' (iii) (22 February 1940).

The plan was further refined in 'Tiger' (i) and 'Kleine Bär' (i) for execution on 15 June 1940.